Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 14, Issue 8, pp 323–330 | Cite as

Brittle-coating-patterns evaluation

Mechanism of the coating cracking when two large compressive stresses are present is studied by the authors
  • A. J. Durelli
  • V. J. Parks
  • V. Pavlin
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Abstract

Usual interpretation of brittle-coating patterns may be erroneous in cases when two large compressive stresses are present. This note deals with a study of the mechanism of the coating cracking under those conditions. An example illustrating the situation is given.

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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Durelli
    • 1
  • V. J. Parks
    • 1
  • V. Pavlin
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.the Civil and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentThe Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC
  2. 2.School of Civil EngineeringUniversity of SarajevoSarajevoYugoslavia
  3. 3.Civil and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentThe Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC

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