Chapter 12. Damage Mechanics

  1. E. A. de Souza Neto,
  2. D. Perić and
  3. D. R. J. Owen

Published Online: 4 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694626.ch12

Computational Methods for Plasticity: Theory and Applications

Computational Methods for Plasticity: Theory and Applications

How to Cite

de Souza Neto, E. A., Perić, D. and Owen, D. R. J. (2008) Damage Mechanics, in Computational Methods for Plasticity: Theory and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694626.ch12

Author Information

  1. Civil and Computational Engineering Centre, Swansea University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 DEC 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470694527

Online ISBN: 9780470694626

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Keywords:

  • damage mechanics;
  • Continuum Damage Mechanics (CDM);
  • Lemaitre elastoplastic damage theory;
  • Lemaitre ductile damage model;
  • single-equation integration algorithm;
  • tangent operator;
  • Lemaitre's coupled plasticity-damage model;
  • Gurson's theory and rigid-plastic von Mises constitutive law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physical aspects of internal damage in solids

  • Continuum damage mechanics

  • Lemaitre's elastoplastic damage theory

  • A simplified version of Lemaitre's model

  • Gurson's void growth model

  • Further issues in damage modelling