International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 131, Issue 3, pp L31–L35 | Cite as

On the dynamic energy release rate in functionally graded materials

  • Shi Weichen


By using the effective shear modulus and mass density, the influence of functional gradient on dynamic energy release rate is discussed under the condition of constant velocity of crack propagation.


functionally graded material effective mass density effective shear modulus dynamic energy release rate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shi Weichen
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringShanghai Maritime UniversityShanghaiP. R. China

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