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Numerical Simulation of Crack Propagation

  • Meinhard KunaEmail author
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Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 201)

Abstract

Prediction of the crack propagation process is of great importance for many fracture mechanical issues.

Keywords

Crack Front Cohesive Zone Model Cohesive Element Void Volume Fraction Cohesive Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute für Mechanik und FluiddynamikTU Bergakademie FreibergFreibergGermany

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