Elastic Field in a Semi-Infinite Solid due to Thermal Expansion or a Coherently Misfitting Inclusion

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J. H. Davies

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Glasgow University, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, U.K.

J. Appl. Mech 70(5), 655-660 (Oct 10, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1602481 History: Received April 12, 2002; Revised January 21, 2003; Online October 10, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Inclusions (dark gray) within the half space z>0 (light gray). Inclusions may be (a) fully buried or (b) exposed on the surface, and (c) shows a semi-infinite slab.
Grahic Jump Location
Displacement of a semi-infinite region due to rectangular wires with ε0=1, ν=1/3, width 10 units, and thickness 1 unit. Wire (a) is buried to a depth of 1 unit while wire (b) meets the surface. Light gray shows the region z>0 and dark gray shows the wire before the surroundings are strained. Thick lines show the displacement of the surface and of planes that define the edge of the wire with thin lines for their original positions.




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