SUBSURFACE AND SURFACE CRACKING DUE TO HERTZIAN CONTACT.

L. M. KEER*, M. D. BRYANT, G. K. HARITOS

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Abstract

NUMERICAL RESULTS ARE PRESENTED FOR A CRACKED ELASTIC HALF-SPACE SURFACE-LOADED BY HERTZIAN CONTACT STRESSES. A HORIZONTAL SUBSURFACE CRACK AND A SURFACE BREAKING VERTICAL CRACK ARE CONTAINED WITHIN THE HALF-SPACE. AN ATTEMPT TO CORRELATE CRACK GEOMETRY TO FRACTURE IS MADE AND POSSIBLE MECHANISMS FOR CRACK PROPAGATION ARE INTRODUCED.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-351
Number of pages5
JournalJ LUBR TECHNOL TRANS ASME
VolumeV 104
Issue numberN 3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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