International Applied Mechanics

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 182–197 | Cite as

A unified approach to problems of stress concentration near V-shaped notches with sharp and rounded tip

  • M. P. Savruk
  • A. Kazberuk


The paper proposes a unified approach to problems of stress concentration near notches with sharp and rounded tip based on the method of singular integral equations. A solution for an elastic region having a V-shaped notch with rounded tip of large curvature is first found. Then, the stress intensity factor at the tip of a sharp-tipped notch is calculated by passing to the limit. Numerical results are obtained for a slit and a square hole in an elastic plane and an edge notch in a half-plane


stress intensity factor stress concentration factor notches with sharp and rounded tip slit square hole method of singular integral equations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. P. Savruk
    • 1
  • A. Kazberuk
    • 2
  1. 1.G. V. Karpenko Institute of Physics and MechanicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineLvivUkraine
  2. 2.Bialystok Technical UniversityBialystokPoland

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