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Linear elastic fracture mechanics for engineers

theory and applications

by L. P. Pook

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by WIT Press in Southampton, UK, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fracture mechanics.,
  • Elastic solids.,
  • Elastoplasticity.,
  • Materials -- Fatigue.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementL. P. Pook.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA409 .P65 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL54047M
    ISBN 101853127035
    LC Control Number99063758

    A Practical Approach to Fracture Mechanics provides a concise overview on the fundamental concepts of fracture mechanics, discussing linear elastic fracture mechanics, fracture toughness, ductile fracture, slow crack propagation, structural integrity, and more. The book outlines analytical and experimental methods for determining the fracture resistance of mechanical and structural . The text is intended for advanced undergraduate or graduate students, as well as practicing engineers and scientists. It will be particularly useful to readers who wish to learn enough about solid mechanics to impress their teachers, colleagues, research advisors, or .

    It has been adopted by more than universities and embraced by thousands of professional engineers worldwide. Now in its third edition, the book continues to raise the bar in both scope and coverage. It encompasses theory and applications, linear and nonlinear fracture mechanics, solid mechanics, and materials science with a unified Price: $ This book fulfills the need for a short, modern, introductory text on linear elastic fracture mechanics and its engineering applications. Suitable for use by engineering undergraduates, and other newcomers to the subject, it: ? Explains the main ideas underlying present day linear elastic fracture mechanics and how these have been developed.?

      Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition is the most useful and comprehensive guide to fracture mechanics available. It has been adopted by more than universities worldwide and used by thousands of engineers and researchers. E Terminology Relating to Fracture Testing4 3. Terminology Definitions—Terminology E is applicable to this test method. stress-intensity factor, K, K1, K2, K3 [FL −3/2]—the magnitude of the ideal-crack-tip stress field (a stress-field singularity) for a particular mode in a homogeneous, linear-elastic .


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Linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) is based on the analysis of cracks in linear elastic materials. It provides a tool for solving most practical problems in engineering mechanics, such as safety and life expectancy estimation of cracked structures and components.

The main ideas underlying present-day linear elastic fracture mechanics are explained in this study and the way they have been developed. It also shows how these ideas may be used to carry out calculations from the viewpoint of an engineering designer.

While texts on linear elastic fracture mechanics abound, no complete treatments of the complex topic of nonlinear fracture mechanics have been available in a textbook format - until now. Written by an author with extensive industry credentials as well as academic experience, Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics for Engineers examines nonlinear fracture Cited by: Fracture mechanics is the field of mechanics concerned with the study of the propagation of cracks in materials.

It uses methods of analytical solid mechanics to calculate the driving force on a crack and those of experimental solid mechanics to characterize the material's resistance to fracture. In modern materials science, fracture mechanics is an important tool used to improve the.

Linear elastic fracture mechanics is used for the basic description of crack propagation through a solid brittle material.

Its basic assumptions may be summarised as follows. The material behaves like a linear elastic continuum: no non-elastic deformations are considered. This is usually a good approximation of a ceramic material.

This book fulfills the need for a short, modern, introductory text on linear elastic fracture mechanics and its engineering applications. Suitable for use by engineering undergraduates, and other newcomers to the subject, it: • Explains the main ideas underlying present day linear elastic fracture mechanics and how these have been developed.

The book has a good review of Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) which flows nicely into Elastic-Plastic Fracture Mechanics (EPFM). At the time of this review, I am using guidelines from the book to determine applicability of LEFM and/or EPFM methods to aerospace structure which I am currently analyzing for flaw growth under cyclic loading.

Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) is the basic theory of fracture, originally developed by Griffith ( to) and completed in its essential form by Irwin (, ) and Rice ( a,b). LEFM is a highly simplified, yet sophisticated, theory that deals with sharp cracks in elastic bodies.

Fracture mechanics is an essential tool for engineers in a number of different engineering disciplines. For example, an engineer in a metals- or plastics-dependent industry might use fracture mechanics to evaluate and characterize materials, while another in aerospace or construction might use fracture mechanics-based methods for product design and service life-time estimation.

Nonlinear fracture mechanics for engineers. [A Saxena] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Examines nonlinear fracture mechanics and its applications in mechanics, materials testing, and life prediction of components.

Review of Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics. Basic Concepts. Crack Tip Plasticity. DOI link for Fracture Mechanics. Fracture Mechanics book. Fundamentals and Applications.

a required text in over universities worldwide and have become indispensable reference for thousands of practising engineers as well.

The third edition reflects recent advances in the field, althoug Part II Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics. This book fulfills the need for a short, modern, introductory text on linear elastic fracture mechanics and its engineering applications. Suitable for use by engineering undergraduates, and other newcomers to the subject, it: - Explains the main ideas underlying present-day linear elastic fracture mechanics and how these have been developed.

FRACTURE MECHANICS OF CONCRETE AND ROCK This book offers engineers a unique opportunity to learn, frominternationally recognized leaders in their field, about the latesttheoretical advances in fracture mechanics in concrete, reinforcedconcrete structures, and rock.

At the same time, it functions as asuperb, graduate-level introduction to fracture mechanics conceptsand analytical 3/5(2).

Get this from a library. Linear elastic fracture mechanics for engineers: theory and applications. [L P Pook] -- "This book fulfills the need for a short, modern, introductory text on linear elastic fracture mechanics and its engineering applications.

Suitable for use. The mechanics of fracture are explained, emphasizing elastic-plastic and time-dependent fracture mechanics. Applications are presented, using examples from power generation, aerospace, marine, and chemical industries, with focus on predicting the remaining life of structural components and advanced testing metods for structural materials.

"Fracture mechanics" is the name coined for the study which combines the mechanics of cracked bodies and mechanical properties. As indicated by its name, fracture mechanics deals with fracture phenomena and events. The establishment of fracture mechanics is closely related to some well known diasters in recent history.

In the numerical models developed using a linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) approach, a criterion that states K I = K Ic, where K I is the mode I stress intensity factor (SIF), has been. Finding fracture mechanics data in the Total Materia database.

Total Materia Extended Range includes the largest database of fracture mechanics parameters for hundreds of metal alloys and heat treatments conditions. K1C, KC, crack growth and Paris law parameters are given, with the corresponding graph of crack growth.

Monotonic properties are added for the reference, as well as estimates of. Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) first assumes that the material is isotropic and linear elastic. Based on the assumption, the stress field near the crack tip is calculated using the theory of elasticity.

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Application of Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics in Materials Science and Engineering. For very large structures, the asymptotic size‐effect law coincides with that of linear elastic fracture mechanics of bodies with similar cracks, and the failure probability is dominated by the stress field in the fracture‐process zone while the stresses in the rest of the structure are almost irrelevant.Linear elastic fracture mechanics A large field of fracture mechanics uses concepts and theories in which linear elastic material behavior is an essential assumption.

This is the case for Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM). Prediction of crack growth can be based on an energy balance.Linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) is the basic theory of fracture, that deals with sharp cracks in elastic bodies.

It is applicable to any materials as long as the material is elastic except in a vanishingly small region at the crack tip (assumption of small scale yielding), brittle or quasibrittle fracture, stable or unstable crack.