6. Fracture Analysis of Functionally Graded Materials (FGMs)

  1. Soheil Mohammadi

Published Online: 22 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118443378.ch6

XFEM Fracture Analysis of Composites

XFEM Fracture Analysis of Composites

How to Cite

Mohammadi, S. (2012) Fracture Analysis of Functionally Graded Materials (FGMs), in XFEM Fracture Analysis of Composites, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118443378.ch6

Author Information

  1. University of Tehran, Iran

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119974062

Online ISBN: 9781118443378

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Keywords:

  • fracture analysis of FGMs;
  • advanced materials, in shielding against excessive conditions;
  • coatings or interfacial zones with graded compositions as FGMs;
  • microstructure prescribed tailoring, FGM as optimized solutions;
  • material property variations, affecting fracture mechanics;
  • latest XFEM and PUFEM, thermo-mechanical of orthotropic FGMs;
  • interaction integral for mode I/II stress, superposition of auxiliary fields;
  • non-equilibrium/incompatibility/constant-constitutive-tensor formulations;
  • inhomogeneous XFEM, orthotropic XFEM to inhomogeneous problems;
  • parameter affecting stress intensity, size/radius of contour integral

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Analytical Solution for Near a Crack Tip

  • Stress Intensity Factor

  • Crack Propagation in FGM Composites

  • Inhomogeneous XFEM

  • Numerical Examples