## Crack propagation theories |

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### Contents

Dynamic Crack Propagation Theories | 8 |

References | 71 |

Fatigue Crack Propagation Theories | 102 |

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amorphous solids approximately assumed Barenblatt brittle fracture Carlsson central crack cleavage plane cleavage stress considered constant velocity continuum models crack branching crack closure energy crack front crack growth rate crack length crack periphery crack propagation crack surface crack tip crack velocity criterion decreases dependent discussed dissipation zone dissipative energy dynamic solution effect Elst energy balance energy dissipation energy rate equation experimental studies external loads fatigue crack propagation fracture energy fracture propagation fracture surface fracture toughness fracture velocity function geometry given Griffith hence increasing kinetic energy Kostrov longitudinal shear main crack material measure mechanism microcracks microstructural nucleation obtained phenomenon plane problem plane strain plastic deformations plastic region plastic zone polymers propagating crack quasi-brittle Rayleigh wave Rayleigh wave velocity running crack shear problem shear wave velocity single crystals specimen static strain energy stress intensity factor structural steel technique temperature terminal velocity theories based tractions Wallner lines wave velocity zero