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Semi-infinite moving crack between two bonded dissimilar isotropic strips

  • Prasanta BasakEmail author
  • S. C. Mandal


The problem of a moving semi-infinite crack between two bonded dissimilar isotropic strips has been considered. The mixed boundary value problem has been reduced to a standard Wiener–Hopf equation by the use of Fourier transform technique. The Wiener–Hopf equation has been solved in asymptotic cases to obtain the required expressions of the stress intensity factor and crack opening displacement. The effects of various parameters on the stress intensity factor and crack opening displacement have been shown by virtue of the graphs.


Semi-infinite crack Isotropic strip Wiener–Hopf equation Rayleigh wave velocity Stress intensity factor Crack opening displacement 



This research work is financially supported by DST PURSE SCHEME (PHASE II), Jadavpur University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKalyani Government Engineering CollegeKalyaniIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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