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Interaction of a crack with the boundary of a half space under impact loading

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We studied the interaction of a crack subjected to the action of a dynamic load (whose dependence on time is described by the Heaviside function) with the boundary of an elastic half space. We present the plots of the stress intensity factors for the case where the half space contains a disk-shaped crack perpendicular or parallel to its boundary and the crack lips are loaded by impact forces.

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Pidstryhach Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, L'viv. Translated from Fiziko-Khimicheskaya Mekhanika Materialov, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 46–50, November–December, 1995.

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Stankevych, V.Z., Khai, M.V. Interaction of a crack with the boundary of a half space under impact loading. Mater Sci 31, 711–715 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00558591

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  • Stress Intensity
  • Intensity Factor
  • Stress Intensity Factor
  • Dynamic Load
  • Half Space