Processes taking place in a certain region near a crack-tip play a dominant part for the initial growth of the crack. This region, called the end-region, is generally very small, and its state at the critical load is a material property. Outside of the end-region, the material can be treated as a continuum. Paper deals with fracture mechanism in this end region.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Broberg, K B
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

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  • Accession Number: 00041335
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM