Applied Fracture Mechanics
by Alexander Belov (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 378
The book presents a collection of articles on application of fracture mechanics methods to materials science, medicine, and engineering. In thirteen chapters, a wide range of topics is discussed, including strength of biological tissues, safety of nuclear reactor components, fatigue effects in pipelines, environmental effects on fracture among others.
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by David Roylance - MIT
Uniaxial Mechanical Response; Thermodynamics of Mechanical Response; Fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composite materials; General Concepts of Stress and Strain; Yield and Plastic Flow; Fracture (Fracture Mechanics - the Energy-Balance Approach).
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