Description

Written mainly for specialists in non-destructive examination and fracture mechanics, this book provides means to estimate the opening profiles of cracks in loaded structures. Equations, non-dimensional graph plots, computer software, background information and references are given which permit the calculation of the separation distances of crack faces as a function of crack size, applied loading etc. Sixteen different cases are covered by this Handbook.

An Abington Publishing Special Report

Readership

Specialists in non-destructive examination and fracture mechanics

Table of Contents

Stationary crack elastic solutions; Stationary crack elastic-plastic solutions; Growing crack constant-amplitude loading; Computer software; References.

Details

No. of pages:
96
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1992
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857093233
Print ISBN:
9781855730977

About the author

T.G.F. Gray

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Strathclyde, UK