Fracture Dynamics of Homolite-100

  • A. S. Kobayashi
  • B. G. Wade
  • W. B. Bradley

Abstract

The fracture dynamics of Homalite-100 plates is discussed in the context of linear theory of fracture mechanics. Dynamic photoelasticity is used for dynamic analysis and finite-element method is used for static analysis. Static and dynamic strain-energy-release rates and kinetic-energyrelease rates for constant-velocity, accelerating, and decelerating cracks are determined in fracturing tension plates and in pretensioned plates impacted by a projectile.

Keywords

Stress Wave Crack Velocity Crack Arrest Dynamic Resistance Transient Stress 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Kobayashi
    • 1
  • B. G. Wade
    • 1
  • W. B. Bradley
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Shell Development CompanyHoustonUSA

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