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The anti-symmetry principle for quasi-static crack propagation in Mode III



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Oleaga Apadula, Gerardo Enrique (2007) The anti-symmetry principle for quasi-static crack propagation in Mode III. International Journal of Fracture , 147 (1-4). pp. 21-33. ISSN 0376-9429

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In this note we study a basic propagation criterion for quasi-static crack evolution in Mode III. Using classical techniques of complex analysis, the assumption of stable
growth is expressed in terms of the parameters defining the elastic field around the tip. We explore the consequences of the local condition obtained and analyse its role as a crack propagation law. In particular, we herein extend to bounded domains a number of results previously obtained for the whole plane.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anti-symmetry principle, Quasistatic crack growth, Linear elasticity, Brittle material, Anti-plane fields, Configurational forces, Crack propagation law
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Materials
ID Code:12583
Deposited On:13 Apr 2011 08:39
Last Modified:12 Dec 2018 15:07

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