Catastrophe theory: A technique for crack propagation analysis

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The catastrophe theory is applied to the analysis of crack propagation. The important parameters and variables of the problem are determined, and a unified picture of the phenomenon is obtained. This model is qualitatively shown to agree with experimental results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1979

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  • Physics and Astronomy (all)


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