Materials Science

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 212–216 | Cite as

Determination of the Stress Intensity Factor for a Transverse Shear Crack in a Beam Specimen

  • P. S. Kun
  • S. T. Shtayura
  • T. M. Lenkovs’kyi

By the method of superposition of stressed states, we deduce a formula for the stress intensity factor KІІ under the conditions of transverse shear of an I-beam specimen. The comparison of the results of calculations with the theoretical data obtained earlier by the finite-element method reveals their satisfactory convergence within a broad range of relative crack lengths.


I-beam specimen transverse shear stress-intensity factor crack resistance superposition method finite-element method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. S. Kun
    • 1
  • S. T. Shtayura
    • 1
  • T. M. Lenkovs’kyi
    • 1
  1. 1.Karpenko Physicomechanical InstituteUkrainian National Academy of SciencesLvivUkraine

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