Finite Element Analysis of Crack-Tip Opening

A Simulation of Vertex Blunting
  • Hiroshi Kitagawa
  • Shunsuke Komeda
Conference paper


The formation of crack-tip blunting with corner under a monotonically increasing tensile load is investigated by use of finite element analysis.


Finite Element Analysis Slip System Crack Opening Crack Advance Crystal Model 


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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Kitagawa
    • 1
  • Shunsuke Komeda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringOsaka UniversitySuita, Osaka, 565Japan

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