The Near-Tip Stress Intensity Factor for a Crack Partially Penetrating an Inclusion

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Zhonghua Li, Lihong Yang

School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 200240 Shanghai Minhang, P.R. China

J. Appl. Mech 71(4), 465-469 (Sep 07, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1651539 History: Received October 10, 2001; Revised September 19, 2003; Online September 07, 2004
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Definitions of auxiliary problems (b) and (c) and their use in construction of the solution to the primary problem (a)
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Spherical geometry used to infer solution to auxiliary problem (c) shown in Fig. 1
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A comparison of the selected results for a circular inclusion centered at the crack tip
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A comparison of the results calculated from Eq. (3.12), the modified lowest-order solution and finite element analysis for a square inclusion
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A comparison of the results calculated from the modified Eq. (3.16) and finite element analyses for a circular inclusion in which both elastic modulus and Poisson’s ratio differ from those of matrix material




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