Physical Mesomechanics

, Volume 15, Issue 3–4, pp 232–237 | Cite as

Structural-temporal theory of fracture as a multiscale process

  • Yurii V. Petrov
  • A. A. Gruzdkov
  • V. A. Bratov


The paper reports on a structural-temporal approach to analysis of multiscale fracture of solids. A practical procedure is proposed for estimating the strength characteristics of material on one scale from test data on another scale.


structural fracture mechanics dynamic strength structural-temporal approach incubation time scale hierarchy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yurii V. Petrov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Gruzdkov
    • 3
  • V. A. Bratov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering RASSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology (Technical University)St. PetersburgRussia

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