Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Fracture Mechanics Applications


H. Ersen Balcioglu

Usak University

Fracture mechanics deals with the cracking behavior of materials, and cracking defines the limit state for many components of engineering systems. Fracture mechanics principles can help us design more robust components to ensure safer airplanes, space shuttles, ships, cranes, buildings, bridges, and mechanical systems. Written by researchers and experts of the field, this book examines recent progress in fracture mechanics applications. Chapters cover such topics as rupture theory, the J-integral, knitted fabric-reinforced polymer composites, and artificial neural networks to detect structural damage, among others. This volume is designed for graduate students, researchers, and practicing engineers.

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Fracture Mechanics ApplicationsEdited by Hayri Baytan Ozmen

Published: September 23rd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77417

ISBN: 978-1-83880-449-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-448-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-771-6

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

4369 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

3 Dimensions Citations


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1. Probe on Rupture Theory of Soft-Matter Quasicrystals

By Hui Cheng and Tian-You Fan


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2. Application of J Integral for the Fracture Assessment of Welded Polymeric Components

By Zoltan Major, Daniel Kimpfbeck and Matei C. Miron


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3. Fatigue Limit Reliability Analysis for Notched Material with Some Kinds of Dense Inhomogeneities Using Fracture Mechanics

By Tatsujiro Miyazaki, Shigeru Hamada and Hiroshi Noguchi


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4. The Fracture Behavior of Pure and Hybrid Intraply Knitted Fabric-Reinforced Polymer Composites

By Huseyin Ersen Balcioglu and Hayri Baytan Ozmen


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5. Construction of an Artificial Neural Network-Based Method to Detect Structural Damage

By Francisco Casanova-del-Angel, Daniel Hernández-Galicia and Xochicale-Rojas Hugo Alberto


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6. The Mechanism of Misalignment of Saw Cutting Crack of Concrete Pavement

By Chatarina Niken

Erratum - The Mechanism of Misalignment of Saw Cutting Crack of Concrete Pavement

By Chatarina Niken

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7. The Effect of Geometrical Factors on the Surface Pressure Distribution on a Human Phantom Model Following Shock Exposure: A Computational and Experimental Study

By Maciej Skotak, Molly T. Townsend, Eren Alay and Namas Chandra


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8. Blast Effects on Structural Elements

By María Chiquito, Anastasio P. Santos, Lina M. López and Ricardo Castedo


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