Statistical estimate of brittle strength with allowance for crack resistance

  • A. I. Korshunov
  • S. A. Novikov


Brittle Fracture Scale Effect Defect Parameter Test Volume Breaking Stress 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Korshunov
    • 1
  • S. A. Novikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow

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