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Fracture

  • Konstantin VolokhEmail author
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Abstract

Material failure and fracture are the final stages of deformation and all materials fail. Arguably, fracture is the central unsolved problem in mechanics of soft materials and materials in general. There are various conceptual approaches to fracture in the literature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Environmental EngineeringTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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