Explicit Modeling of Crack Initiation and Propagation in the Microstructure of a Ceramic Material Generated with Voronoi Tessellation

  1. Waltraud M. Kriven,
  2. Jingyang Wang,
  3. Yanchun Zhou,
  4. Andrew L. Gyekenyesi,
  5. Soshu Kirihara and
  6. Sujanto Widjaja
  1. S Falco1,
  2. N A Yahya2,
  3. R I Todd2 and
  4. N Petrinic1

Published Online: 22 NOV 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118807743.ch16

Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design IV

Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design IV

How to Cite

Falco, S., Yahya, N. A., Todd, R. I. and Petrinic, N. (2013) Explicit Modeling of Crack Initiation and Propagation in the Microstructure of a Ceramic Material Generated with Voronoi Tessellation, in Developments in Strategic Materials and Computational Design IV (eds W. M. Kriven, J. Wang, Y. Zhou, A. L. Gyekenyesi, S. Kirihara and S. Widjaja), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118807743.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2013
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118807279

Online ISBN: 9781118807743

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Keywords:

  • crack initiation;
  • ceramic material;
  • multihit capability;
  • polycrystalline aggregate;
  • crack propagation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generation of Polycrystals

  • Modelling of the Polycrystalline Microstructure

  • Evaluation of the Macroscopic Elastic Constants

  • Simulation of the Failure of a Micro-Cantilever Beam

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements