Cohesive crack model with rate-dependence and viscoelasticity

Zdenek P. Bazant*, Yuan Neng Li

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Abstract

Although fracture can often be considered as time-dependent, in many situations the time dependence of fracture must be taken into account. This case holds true for both dynamic fracture and for static fracture under long-time loading. The time dependence of fracture has in the past been studied chiefly for the materials in which the fracture process zone is small relative to the structure size. This cannot be assumed for quasibrittle materials with coarse heterogeneous microstructure. In these materials, the time-dependent generalization must be based on models that take the existence of a large fracture process zone into account.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages852-856
Number of pages5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
EventProceedings of the 1996 11th Conference on Engineering Mechanics. Part 1 (of 2) - Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Duration: May 19 1996May 22 1996

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1996 11th Conference on Engineering Mechanics. Part 1 (of 2)
CityFort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Period5/19/965/22/96

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture

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