Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture

Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture

Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Conference Held at the University of Luleå, Luleå, Sweden, September 20-22, 1978

1st Edition - January 1, 1979

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  • Editor: K. E. Easterling
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159003

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Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture contains the proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Conference on the Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture held at the University of Luleå in Sweden on September 20-22, 1978. The papers explore the mechanisms underlying deformation and fracture of materials such as pearlite, metals, quartz, soils, and rocks. Results of theoretical and experimental studies on topics ranging from electromagnetic detection of low-cycle fatigue to stress and strain distribution in two-phase systems are presented. This book is comprised of 37 chapters and begins with a discussion on the interrelationships among solid mechanics, earth sciences, and material sciences. Subsequent chapters focus on the low-cycle behavior of case hardened steel; deformation and shear of normally consolidated flocculated kaolin; analytical modeling in inelasticity; creep mechanisms in clay; and initiation of crack growth at full plasticity. Plastic flow mechanisms and the rheological properties of the Earth's mantle are also examined, along with the fracture of glassy thermoplastics. The final chapter presents a thermodynamic model of consolidation in cohesive soils. This monograph will be a valuable resource for students and practitioners of mechanical engineering, metallurgy, materials science, and earth sciences.

Table of Contents

  • Session I Introductory Keynote Lectures

    The Inter-Relationship: Solid Mechanics - Earth Sciences

    The Inter-Relationship: Earth Sciences - Material Sciences

    The Inter-Relationship: Material Sciences - Solid Mechanics


    Session 2 Experimental Studies

    Effect of Grain Size on the Static and Dynamic Fracture Behavior of -Titanium

    The Mechanism of Deformation of Pearlite

    Electromagnetic Detection of Low-Cycle Fatigue

    Low Cycle Behavior of Case Hardened Steel

    Automatic Fatigue Threshold Value Testing

    Processes of Quartz Fracture in Nature and the Formation of Clastic Sediments

    Deformation and Shear of Normally Consolidated Flocculated Kaolin

    Cohesion in Fine-Grained Soils

    The Deformation of Granular Masses with Particular References to Partially-Melted Granite

    Characterization of Microcracks

    Deformation Structures in the Tännäs Augen Gneiss

    Experimental Deformation of Augen-Gneisses

    Rock Fracture under Superimposed Static and Dynamic Loads

    Deformation of Muddy Rocks at Low Metamorhpic Grades

    Study of Fresh Fracture Surfaces in Metals By Electron Spectroscopy


    Session 3 Theoretical Studies

    Capabilities, Limitations and Promises

    Shakedown Analysis in Rolling Contact Problems

    Analytical Modeling in Inelasticity

    Initiation of Crack Growth at Full Plasticity

    Stress and Strain Distribution in Two-Phase Systems

    Micromodels for Granular Composites

    A Calculation of Static and Dynamic Elasticity Constants in an Elastic Inhomogenous Material

    A Cooperative Model of Stress Relaxation Kinetics in Solids

    Damage in a Pressure Transducer Due to a High Speed Load

    A General Theory for the Sensitivity of Clays

    Mechanical Behavior of Clay Explained in Microstructural Terms

    Shear Strength of Soils

    Stress-Strain Relationships for Silty Soils

    Creep Mechanisms in Clay

    Plastic Flow Mechanisms and Rheological Properties of the Earth's Mantle

    The Simple Fluid with Fading Memory as a Rheological Model for Steady-State Flow of Rocks

    Crazes and the Fracture of Glassy Thermoplastics

    A Theory of Mass-Transfer-Buckling Deformation in Finite Amplitude Sinusoidal Multilayers

    A Thermodynamic Model of Consolidation in Cohesive Soils


Product details

  • No. of pages: 430
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1979
  • Published: January 1, 1979
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159003

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K. E. Easterling

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