The damage process zone characteristics at crack tip in concrete

  • Ye Zhiming


This paper presents a comprehensive derivation of fracture process zone size which closely parallels similar work in fracture of metals and anisotropic solids, but is adapted to conrete. Some nonlinear mechanics models of concrete materials will be discussed by using uniaxial stress assumptions. For uniaxial stress assumption, energy model and fracture model will be presented for nonlinear softening models. Finally, we make a comparison with those models.

Key words

concrete crack tip damage zone nonlinear softening model 


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© Editorial Committee of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ye Zhiming
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and MechanicsShanghai UniversityShanghaiP. R. China

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