Enescu Ioan



Stress intensity factors in crack closure problems

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In the paper are shown the rising expectations in the design of mechanical elements generate a need to incorporate, in more accurate ways, aspects that were previously solely approximated, or not even taken into consideration. Such is the case of the crack fatigue and propagation problems, both relevant when estimating the lifespan of a mechanical element that is subject to alternating loads, or that has initial cracks of certain extension


linear elasticity, boundary conditions, system structure


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Enescu Ioan. (2018) Stress intensity factors in crack closure problems. International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 3, 49-55


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