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Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 241–247 | Cite as

Application of the digital moiré method in fracture analysis of a cracked rubber sheet

  • Xiaolei Li
  • Yilan Kang
  • Wei Qiu
  • Xia Xiao
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Abstract

This paper deals with the mode I crack problem of a cracked rubber sheet under plane stress condition using the delicate digital moiré technique. Through the four step phase-shifting method of automated fringe analysis, the displacement fields in the Cartesian coordinate system are given. By the coordinate-transform equation, the radial and circular displacement distributions in the polar coordinate system are obtained. The displacement isoline distributions and displacement vector distributions near the crack tip are discussed. The strain isoline distributions near the crack tip are also analyzed in this paper. Finally, the distribution rules for the mechanical fields near the crack tip are discussed with the sector division method.

Key words

digital moiré method rubber-like material large deformation phase-shifting method 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MechanicsTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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