International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp R23–R26 | Cite as

Some comments on crack closure due to bending and tensile loads

  • Young W. Kwon


Mechanical Engineer Civil Engineer Tensile Load Crack Closure 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Young W. Kwon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsUniversity of Missouri-RollaRolla

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