International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 104, Issue 1, pp 15–22 | Cite as

An interfacial edge crack in anisotropic bimaterial under anti-plane singularity

  • Kyung W. Lee
  • Youn Y. Earmme


An interfacial edge crack of a length a in two bonded dissimilar anisotropic quarter planes having an anti-plane singularity such as a screw dislocation or anti-plane line force is analyzed. The energy release rate and stress intensity factor are explicitly expressed in terms of complex potentials. The interaction problems in two bonded orthotropic quarter planes are exemplified. It is confirmed that the present solution reduces to the known solutions dealing with particular cases of the present problem.

Interfacial edge crack; anisotropic; screw dislocation; anti-plane singularity; image force. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyung W. Lee
    • 1
  • Youn Y. Earmme
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, ME 3013Korea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyTaejonKorea

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