Energy Release Rate (ERR) Method, its Connection to the J-integral and Extraction of SIFs

  • Zohar Yosibash
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Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 37)

Abstract

The energy release rate in LEFM was given its name by Irwin in 1956 [86], but was already used in 1920 by Griffith and later shown to be equal to the J-integral by Cherepanov and Rice. In this chapter the various forms of the ERR and their connections are provided.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zohar Yosibash
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael

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