Mechanics of distributed cracking

Zdeněk P. Bažant*

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This paper reviews some interesting recent results on mesh sensitivity and strain localization instability, nonlocal and micromechanics models, and the size effect in failure due to distributed cracking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)675-705
Number of pages31
JournalApplied Mechanics Reviews
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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