Intersonic Crack Propagation—Part II: Suddenly Stopping Crack

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Y. Huang

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801

H. Gao

Division of Mechanics and Computation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

J. Appl. Mech 69(1), 76-80 (May 30, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1410936 History: Received December 13, 2000; Revised May 30, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Grahic Jump Location
The stress intensity factor, KII, around a suddenly stopped crack tip that was propagating intersonically; KII(∞) is the equilibrium value of the stress intensity factor; time t is normalized by the crack propagation time t*; Poisson’s ratio ν=1/3; the crack tip velocities are (a) v=1.1cs, (b) v=(√2)cs, and (c) v=1.7cs, respectively, and cs is the shear wave speed




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