Crack terminating at a slipping interface between two materials

V. M. Gharpuray*, J. Dundurs, L. M. Keer

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The paper investigates an edge crack that terminates at a slipping interface with a different material. The formulation is reduced to a singular integral equation. The integral equation is solved and the stress intensity factor extracted using a numerical method. Moreover, the asymptotic nature of the stresses at the open tip of the crack is studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper)
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering


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