Initiation of an Interface Crack Under Mixed-Mode Loading

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P. A. Foltyn, K. Ravi-Chandar

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-4792

J. Appl. Mech 60(1), 227-229 (Mar 01, 1993) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2900758 History: Received March 01, 1991; Revised January 06, 1992; Online March 31, 2008


The compact tension shear specimen is proposed as a simple experimental configuration suitable for the determination of the variation of the interfacial fracture toughness as a function of the loading mixity. The suitability of this specimen is demonstrated on a model system of diffusion bonded PMMA.

Copyright © 1993 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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