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Two Circular-Hole Cracks of the Same Size in an Infinite Plate in Tension

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Changqing Miao, Xiangqiao Yan

Research Laboratory on Composite Materials,
Harbin Institute of Technology,
Harbin 150001, China

Yintao Wei

Department of Automotive Engineering,
Tsinghua University,
Beijing 100084, China

Contributed by the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSEL TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received November 27, 2014; final manuscript received January 19, 2017; published online March 10, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Yun-Jae Kim.

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 139(4), 044501 (Mar 10, 2017) (3 pages) Paper No: PVT-14-1193; doi: 10.1115/1.4035975 History: Received November 27, 2014; Revised January 19, 2017

This note is concerned with two circular-hole cracks of the same size in an infinite plate in tension by means of the generation of Bueckner's principle and the hybrid displacement discontinuity method. Many numerical results which can reveal the interactions of two circular-hole cracks are given.

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Fig. 3

Normalized SIFs at the crack tips A and B for the two circular-hole cracks (a/R=1.06)

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Fig. 4

Normalized SIFs at the crack tip A for the two circular-hole cracks (a/R=1.06, 1.10, and 4.00)

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Fig. 5

Comparison of normalized SIFs of single circular-hole cracks and two circular-hole cracks in an infinite plate in tension

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Fig. 2

Schematic of two collinear cracks of the same size subjected to remote uniform stress σ

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Fig. 1

Schematic of two circular-hole cracks of the same size in an infinite plate in tension



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