Interactive Resource icon  Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: Brittle Fracture

 
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Description: This set of animations describes how and why materials break.What determines when a material will break, and whether failure will be catastrophic or more gradual. Cracking is controlled by the energy changes that occur - it is not the stress at the crack tip that is important. From TLP: Brittle Fracture
Keywords: brittle fracture • crack • cracking • fracture energy • strain energy release rate • fracture toughness • stress intensity factor • crack tip stress • Inglis • tension • scatter • sub-critical crack growth • R-curves • Lennard-Jones potential • A A Griffith • Weibull • ultimate tensile strength • UTS
Categories: Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fracture
Materials
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Fracture toughness
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Mike Andrew, University of Cambridge
Bill Clegg, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 11 February 2011
Date added: 19 April 2012
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Resource ID: 3789