International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 133, Issue 2, pp L13–L17 | Cite as

On Using The Kane-Mindlin Theory in The Analysis Of Cracks in Plates

  • Jiashi Yang
  • Shaohua Guo


This note calls attention to an old error in the theories for extensional motions of plates, which still persists today; in particular, it often appears in analyses of cracks in plates.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering MechanicsUniversity of NebraskaLincolnUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Mechanics and Sensor Technology, School of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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