Acta Mechanica

, Volume 226, Issue 6, pp 2065–2076 | Cite as

Moving Dugdale crack along the interface of two dissimilar magnetoelectroelastic materials

  • Keqiang Hu
  • Zengtao Chen
  • Jiawei Fu


In this paper, the concept of Dugdale crack model and Yoffe model is extended to propose a moving Dugdale interfacial crack model, and the interfacial crack between dissimilar magnetoelectroelastic materials under anti-plane shear and in-plane electric and magnetic loadings is investigated considering the magneto-electro-mechanical nonlinearity. It is assumed that the constant moving crack is magneto-electrically permeable and the length of the crack keeps constant. Fourier transform is applied to reduce the mixed boundary value problem of the crack to dual integral equations, which are solved exactly. The explicit expression of the size of the yield zone is derived, and the crack sliding displacement (CSD) is explicitly expressed. The result shows that the stress, electric and magnetic fields in the cracked magnetoelectroelastic material are no longer singular and the CSD is dependent on the loading, material properties and crack moving velocity. The current model can be reduced to the static interfacial crack case when the crack moving velocity is zero.


Stress Intensity Factor Yield Zone Permeable Crack Dual Integral Equation Electric Displacement Intensity Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNanjing University of Science and TechnologyNanjingChina

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