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Fracture Mechanics - MATS4333
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Excluded: MATS4004
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Linear elastic fracture mechanics: modes of loading, stress intensity factor concept, effect of finite boundaries, energy release rate concept. Fracture toughness testing and evaluation; ASTM E399 and alternative specimen types. Subcritical fracture mechanics; fatigue, stress corrosion cracking. Elastic-plastic fracture mechanics; crack opening displacement, J-integral. Interface mechanics.

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