MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 28, 20152015 the 4th International Conference on Advances in Mechanics Engineering (ICAME 2015)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Advanced materials and properties|
|Published online||28 October 2015|
On Numerical Assessment of Stress Intensity Factor in the Cracking of Brittle Materials
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Jijel, B.P. 98 Ouled Aissa Jijel 18000, Algeria
2 Department of Civil Engineering, University of Khemis Miliana, Algeria
3 Built Environmental Research Lab., Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, B P. 32. El Alia, Bab Ezzouar, Algiers 16111, Algeria
The present study evaluates the Stress Intensity Factor (SIF) during the propagation of a crack interacting with a nearby circular dislocation. The problem is formulated using a numerical approach such as FEM along with the software (ABAQUS). The stress field and the SIF are determined for different crack's length. A brittle material such as a glass having an equivalent elasticity modulus and a Poisson rain this research work. Besides, the proposed model is a rectangular specimen with an edge crack subjected to tensile stresses according to the mode 1 opening. Obtained results are compared and agreed with those determined by other researchers.
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