International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 145, Issue 3, pp 237–243 | Cite as

Stress Intensity Factors for an Interface Kinked Crack in a Bi-Material Plate Loaded Normal to the Interface

  • Liviu Marsavina
  • Tomasz Sadowski
Letters in fracture and micromechanics


Stress intensity factors for a kinked crack originating at interface of two bonded dissimilar materials subjected to normal tension are found by the finite element method.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lublin University of TechnologyFaculty of Civil and Sanitary EngineeringLublinPoland
  2. 2.Department Strength of MaterialsPOLITEHNICA University of TimisoaraTimisoaraRomania

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