International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 138, Issue 1–4, pp 197–209 | Cite as

A Cohesive Zone Global Energy Analysis of an Impact Loaded Bi-material Strip in Shear



Energy Release Rate Wave Speed Rayleigh Wave Cohesive Zone Cohesive Zone Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentImperial College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringKingston UniversityLondonUK

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