International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 807–820 | Cite as

On stress singularities and interfaces in linear elastic fracture mechanics

  • C. Atkinson


A suggestion is made as to how the model of an interface between two different elastic media can be changed in order to remove the logical inconsistencies present in analyses of the ideal interface currently in use. The models, suggested in the paper, could also be interpreted as descriptions of actual diffuse interfaces formed by an adhesive layer.


Mechanical Engineer Civil Engineer Fracture Mechanic Material Processing Elastic Medium 
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On suggère une façon de changer le modèle d'un interface de deux milieux élastiques différents aux fins de lever l'hypothèque d'inconsistences logiques qui pèsent sur l'analyse de l'interface idéal couramment utilisé. Les modèles qui sont suggérés dans le mémoire pourraient aussi être interprétés comme des descriptions d'interfaces réels constitués par une couche d'adhésif.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Atkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsImperial CollegeLondonUK

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