5. Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

  1. John B. Wachtman,
  2. W. Roger Cannon and
  3. M. John Matthewson

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch5

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wachtman, J. B., Cannon, W. R. and Matthewson, M. J. (2009) Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics, in Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch5

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471735816

Online ISBN: 9780470451519

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Keywords:

  • linear elastic fracture mechanics;
  • stress concentrations;
  • cracks with internal loading

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stress Concentrations

  • Griffith Theory of Fracture of a Brittle Solid

  • Stress at Crack Tip: An Estimate

  • Crack Shape in Brittle Solids

  • Irwin Formulation of Fracture Mechanics: Stress Intensity Factor

  • Irwin Formulation of Fracture Mechanics: Energy Release Rate

  • Some Useful Stress Intensity Factors

  • The J Integral

  • Cracks with Internal Loading

  • Failure under Multiaxial Stress

  • Problems