Transient Study of Mode III Fracture in an Elastic Solid With a Single Plane of Material Symmetry

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L. M. Brock

Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506e-mail: brock@engr.uky.edu

J. Appl. Mech 70(2), 227-233 (Mar 27, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1533807 History: Received March 17, 2002; Revised July 26, 2002; Online March 27, 2003
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(a) Schematic of SH-wave incident upon crack; (b) schematic of wave diffraction and crack extension
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Schematic of integration region (y=y0=0)
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Schematic of integration region (y=y0>0)
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Ratio of specific fracture energies for various incident wave directions




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