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Linear Elastic Stress Field in Cracked Bodies

  • Emmanuel E. GdoutosEmail author
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Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 263)

Abstract

Fracture mechanics is based on the assumption that all engineering materials contain cracks from which failure starts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academy of AthensAthensGreece

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