Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica

, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 471–483 | Cite as

Crack Tip Plasticity of a Thermally Loaded Penny-Shaped Crack in an Infinite Space of 1D QC

  • Xiangyu Li
  • Peidong Li
  • Guozheng Kang


The present work is concerned with a penny-shaped Dugdale crack embedded in an infinite space of one-dimensional (1D) hexagonal quasicrystals and subjected to two identical axisymmetric temperature loadings on the upper and lower crack surfaces. Applying Dugdale hypothesis to thermo-elastic results, the extent of the plastic zone at the crack tip is determined. The normal stress outside the plastic zone and crack surface displacement are derived in terms of special functions. For a uniform loading case, the corresponding results are presented by simplifying the preceding results. Numerical calculations are carried out to show the influence of some parameters.

Key Words

penny-shaped Dugdale crack plastic zone 1D hexagonal quasicrystals thermal loadings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of mechanics and engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Key Laboratory of Advanced Technologies of MaterialsMinistry of Education of ChinaChengduChina

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