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An Efficient and Accurate Numerical Method of Stress Intensity Factors Calculation of a Branched Crack

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Xiangqiao Yan

Research Laboratory on Composite Materials, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, P.R. China

J. Appl. Mech 72(3), 330-340 (May 06, 2005) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1796449 History: Received September 16, 2002; Revised May 05, 2004; Online May 06, 2005
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Figures

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A singly branched crack
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Schematic of constant displacement discontinuity components Dx and Dy
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Schematic of an arbitrary displacement discontinuity function and its differential element
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Schematic of the left crack-tip displacement discontinuity element
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A symmetrically branched crack
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A skew-symmetric branched crack
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A doubly symmetrically branched crack
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Cracks emanating from a rhombus hole in an infinite plate under biaxial loads
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Cracks emanating from a circular hole in an infinite plate
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Fatigue growth path of crack AB emanating from the circle hole for the case of r=6 mm
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Fatigue growth path of crack AB emanating from the circle hole for the case of r=3 mm
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Variation of the number of load cycle with crack growth for the case of r=6 mm
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Variation of the number of load cycle with crack growth for the case of r=3 mm

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