For a first course in the Mechanics of Fracture at the graduate level (or senior undergraduates with a background in engineering mechanics).
The attention of Principles of Fracture Mechanics is on the mathematical principles of linear elastic fracture mechanics and their application to engineering design. The book is a self-contained manual on the mechanics aspects of the theory of brittle fracture and fatigue and is suitable for either self-study or classroom instruction. It includes a guided introduction to the linear theory of elasticity with pivotal results for the circular hole, the elliptical hole and the wedge leading up to the general problem of bodies containing cracks.
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Intended for a first course in the mechanics of fracture at the graduate level (or senior undergraduates with a background in engineering mechanics) the focus of the book is on the mathematical principles of linear elastic fracture mechanics and their application to engineering design. The material is presented in a conversational, yet rigorous, manner with the focus on the general formulation of the theory. In this way the origins and limitations of the simplified results presented in other introductory texts is apparent. The selection of topics and order of presentation in the book evolved from a graduate course in fracture mechanics developed by the author over the last two decades.Key Features of the Book
Professor Emeritus R.J. Sanford has had two careers involving fracture mechanics. He spent 22 years at the Naval Research Laboratory as a research engineer during a period of intense fracture mechanics discovery at NRL under the direction of George R. Irwin. He left NRL in 1982 to join the faculty at the University of Maryland. At the College Park campus his focus has been on graduate education in solid mechanics and fracture. He is a Fellow in the Society for Experimental Mechanics and has received both their Hetenyi Award (for research) and the Frocht Award (for teaching excellence) and is a member of Committee E08 of the American Society for Materials and Testing (ASTM).
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Most chapters include anIntroduction,Summary,ReferencesandExercises. 1. Introduction to Fracture Mechanics. Historical Overview of Brittle Fracture. Elementary Brittle-Fracture Theories. Crack Extension Behavior. 2. Elements of Solid Mechanics. Concepts of Stress and Strain. Equations of Elasticity in Cartesian Coordinates. Equations of Elasticity in Polar Coordinates. Solution of the Biharmonic Equation. The Problem of the Elliptical Hole. 3. Elasticity of Singular Stress Fields. Overview. The Williams Problems. The Generalized Westergaard Approach. The Central Crack Problem. Single-Ended Crack Problems. The Effect of Finite Boundaries. Determining the Geometric Stress Intensity Factor. The Three-Dimensional Crack Problem. 4. Numerical Methods for K Determination. Boundary Collocation. The Finite Element Method. 5. Experimental Methods for K Determination. Overview. Classical Photoelesatic Methods. The Method of Caustics. Strain Gages. Multi-Parameter Full-Field Methods: Local Collocation. Interference Patterns. Moire Patterns. Photoelasticity. 6. A Stress Field Theory of Fracture. The Critical Stress-State Criterion. Crack-Tip Plasticity. The Effect of Variables on Fracture Toughness.R-Curves. 7. The Energy of Fracture. Griffith's Theory of Brittle Fracture. A Unified Theory of Fracture. Compliance. 8. Fracture Toughness Testing. Fracture Toughness Standards. Nonstandard Fracture-Toughness Tests. 9. Fatigue. Stages of Fatigue Crack Growth. Mathematical Analysis of Stage II Crack Growth. The Effects of Residual Stress on Crack Growth Rates. Life Prediction Computer Programs. Measuring Fatigue Properties: ASTM. 10. Designing against Fracture. Fracture Mechanics in Conventional Design. The Role of NDE in Design. U.S. Air Force Damage-tolerant Design Methodology. Designing by Hindsight: Case Studies. 11. Elastoplastic Fracture. Nonlinear Elastic Behavior. Characterizing Elastoplastic Behavior. Comments on theJ-Integral in Elastoplastic Fracture Mechanics. Appendix A: Comprehensive Exercises. General Comments. Appendix B: Complex Variable Method in Elasticity. Complex Numbers. Complex Functions. Appendix C: An Abbreviated Compendium of Westergaard Stress Functions. Appendix D: Fracture Properties of Engineering Materials. Appendix E: NASGRO 3.0 Material Constants for Selected Materials. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130929921
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