## Dynamic fracture mechanicsThis book presents a review of dynamic fracture mechanics with particular emphasis on computational methods. It consists of several chapters written by leading researchers in the field and covers finite elements, finite volume and boundary element methods. |

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Aliabadi analysis analytical solution applied Atluri beam boundary element method boundary integral equation calculated coefficients computational constant speed coordinate crack front crack growth crack initiation crack length crack problems crack propagation crack surfaces crack velocity crack-tip speed deformation derivatives domain dynamic crack propagation dynamic fracture mechanics dynamic J integral dynamic stress intensity Engng Figure finite element method force fracture toughness frequency Freund fundamental solutions higher order transient impact initial curve integral equation inverse problem Kj(t Laplace transform linear elastic loading rate material matrix Mech mesh pattern mixed-mode moving crack-tip Nishioka nodes obtained order transient asymptotic parameters particle velocity path path-independent plane strain plane stress Poisson's ratio Prakash and Clifton propagating crack semi-infinite crack sensors shape functions shown in Fig simulation singular specimen static stationary crack stiffness stress field stress intensity factor stress wave loading structure technique transient asymptotic representation waveguide