Strength of Materials

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 626–631 | Cite as

Weight function for a circular crack in the temperature problem of the theory of elasticity

  • N. M. Borodachev
Scientific and Technical Section


A method for the construction of the weight function for a circular crack in an elastic body is proposed for problems of thermoelasticity. The case of an infinite body is studied in more detail. We deduce equations for the stress intensity factors in the cases where either temperature or the heat flow is specified on the crack surface and present some examples of their application.


Heat Flow Weight Function Stress Intensity Factor Harmonic Function Crack Surface 
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