International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 179, Issue 1–2, pp 237–244

# Three Collinear Antiplane Interfacial Cracks in Dissimilar Piezoelectric Materials

Letters in Fracture and Micromechanics

## Abstract

Three collinear impermeable interfacial cracks in bonded dissimilar transversely isotropic piezoelectric materials under electromechanical loadings is analyzed. A single antiplane mechanical and inplane electrical loads are applied at a point on crack surface. The problem is formulated by the complex function method, and reduced to the vector Hilbert problem. Solving this problem, a closed form solution for the stress intensity and electric displacement intensity factor is obtained. This solution can be used as a Green’s function for different loading conditions.

## Keywords

antiplane piezoelectric crack intensity factor

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