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Mechanics and Physics of Energy Density : Characterization of material/structure behaviour with and without damage - George C. Sih

Mechanics and Physics of Energy Density

Characterization of material/structure behaviour with and without damage

By: George C. Sih (Editor), E. E. Gdoutos (Editor)

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Published: 31st January 1992
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Material technology has become so diversified in theories and the construction of novel microstructures that the researchers and practitioners are drifting further apart. This book is based on material presented at an International Symposium in Xanthi, Greece in July 1989. The symposium attracted a group of individual engineers and scientists from the East and West who tackled the question of why particular manipulations of a given material have particular effects. Emphasis is laid on the strain energy function because of the versatile role it plays in mechanics and physics. It has been used successfully not only in predicting the failure of solids but also in formulating constitutive relations in continuum mechanics.
The material presented falls within the areas of: Fundamentals of Strain Energy Density, Damage Analysis on Strain Energy Density, Strain Energy Density as Failure Criterion, Applications, and Composites.

Foreword
Editors' preface
Synchronization of thermal and mechanical disturbances in uniaxial specimens
Thoughts on energy density, fracture and thermal emission
Effects of fillers on fracture performance of thermoplastics: strain energy density criterion
Strain energy density criterion applied to characterize damage in metal alloys
Local and global instability in fracture mechanics
A strain-rate dependent model for crack growth
Extrusion of metal bars through different shape die: damage evaluation by energy density theory
Failure of a plate containing a partially bonded rigid fiber inclusion
Crack growth rate sensitive solids
Strain energy density criterion applied to mixed-mode cracking dominated by in-plane shear
Group-averaging methods for generating constitutive equations
A dislocation theory based on volume-to-surface ratio: fracture behavior of metals
The effect of microcracks on energy density
Convex energy functions for two-sided solutions bounds in elastomechanics
Author index
Subject index
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ISBN: 9780792306047
ISBN-10: 079230604X
Series: Engineering Applications of Fracture Mechanics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 31st January 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.14