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Dynamic Fracture in Brittle Solids at High Rates of Loading

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Y.-Q. Zhang

Protective Technology Research Center, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798

H. Hao

Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, University of Western Australia Nedlands, Western Australia 6009

J. Appl. Mech 70(3), 454-457 (Jun 11, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1571854 History: Received February 05, 2002; Revised July 26, 2002; Online June 11, 2003
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Figures

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Fracture stress for different values of applied strain rate
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Dominant fragment size for different values of applied strain rate
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Stress versus strain over three orders of magnitude of strain rate
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Fragment distributions corresponding to different constant strain rates

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