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Cracks

  • Chyanbin Hwu
Chapter

Abstract

Although various types of material behaviors such as plasticity and viscoelasticity have been accounted for the study of material failure, the fundamental concept of fracture mechanics is derived from the analysis of a crack in linear elastic materials.

Keywords

Stress Intensity Factor Energy Release Rate Crack Opening Displacement Interface Crack Crack Open Displacement 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aeronautics and AstronauticsNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan R.O.C

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