Materials Science

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 350–362 | Cite as

Two-dimensional problems of the theory of elasticity for reinforced cracked plates

  • M. P. Savruk
  • V. S. Kravets'


By using the method of singular integral equations, we develop a general approach to the solution of static problems of the two-dimensional theory of elasticity for thin-walled structural elements with curvilinear cracks reinforced by elastic patches. We analyze two basic types of fastening patches to plates, namely, continuous fastening (via the adhesive layer) and discrete fastening (riveting). It is assumed that both the cracked plate and reinforcing patches are characterized by the generalized two-dimensional stressed state. We constructed integral equations for an infinite plate with curvilinear crack reinforced by linear or two-dimensional elastic patches. We also present a brief survey of the literature devoted to the solution of problems of the indicated type.


Stressed State Integral Equation Static Problem Basic Type Adhesive Layer 
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  • V. S. Kravets'

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