Asymptotic Solutions of Penny-Shaped Inhomogeneities in Global Eshelby’s Tensor

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Q. Yang, W. Y. Zhou

Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, P. R. China

G. Swoboda

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Innsbruck, Technikerstr. 13 A-6020 Innsbruck, Austriae-mail: gunter.swoboda@uibk.ac.at

J. Appl. Mech 68(5), 740-750 (Jan 08, 2001) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1380676 History: Received April 18, 2000; Revised January 08, 2001
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(a) Inclusion or inhomogeneity Ω; (b) an ellipsoidal inclusion with principal half-axes a1,a2, and a3
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Global and local coordinate system
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(a) The Eshelby’s equivalent inclusion Ω of the penny-shaped inhomogeneity; (b) the energy-based equivalent inclusion Ωeq of the same inhomogeneity
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(a) The Eshelby’s equivalent inclusion of a crack; (b) the spherical energy-based equivalent inclusion of the same crack
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The variation of h with respect to α and ν0
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The evolution of the energy-based equivalent inclusion Ωeq during the damaging process of a penny-shaped inhomogeneity: stiffness degrading, debonding, and cracking



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