Shape Sensitivity Analysis of Linear-Elastic Cracked Structures Under Mode-I Loading

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Guofeng Chen, Sharif Rahman

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242website: http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/∼rahman

Young Ho Park

Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 124(4), 476-482 (Nov 08, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1486017 History: Received May 14, 2001; Revised April 15, 2002; Online November 08, 2002
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J-integral fracture parameter—(a) arbitrary contour around a crack tip; (b) inner and outer contours enclosing A
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A flowchart for continuum sensitivity analysis of crack size
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M(T) specimen under mode-I loading—(a) geometry and loads; (b) finite element mesh (1/4 model)
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SE(T) specimen under mode-I loading—(a) geometry and loads; (b) finite element mesh (1/2 model)



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