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Nonlinear Abel-Type Integral Equation in Modeling Creep Crack Propagation

  • L. Hakim
  • S. E. Mikhailov

Abstract

A nonlinear Abel-type equation is obtained in this paper to model creep crack time-dependent propagation in the infinite viscoelastic plane. A finite time when the integral equation solution becomes unbounded is obtained analytically as well as the equation parameters when solution blows up for all times. A modification to the Nyström method is introduced to numerically solve the equation and some computational results are presented.

Keywords

Integral Equation Fatigue Crack Propagation Accumulation Rule Creep Crack Growth Solution Blow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brunel University West LondonUxbridgeUK

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