Fracture & Fatigue

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    Cracks and Fracture

    $175.00 $162.00

    Fresh perspectives are given, highlighting central analytical methods and their applications as well as general theoretical and experimental results and their practical applications. Fundamental concepts are introduced, considering the specific field of cracks and fracture as well as general mathematical models and analytical methods. This book also discusses physical and engineering aspects of crack propagation and fracture.

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    Experimental Techniques Fractures

    $120.00 $94.00

    Experimental Techniques in Fracture is part of a series of standard references developed by the Fracture Committee of the Society for Experimental Mechanics and is intended for engineers and researchers who work in the field of fracture mechanics.

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    Fatigue of Materials

    $95.00 $85.00

    Written by a leading researcher in the field, this revised and updated second edition of a highly successful book provides an authoritative, comprehensive and unified treatment of the mechanics and micromechanisms of fatigue in metals, non-metals and composites. The author discusses the principles of cyclic deformation, crack initiation and crack growth by fatigue, covering both microscopic and continuum aspects. The book begins with discussions of cyclic deformation and fatigue crack initiation in monocrystalline and polycrystalline ductile alloys as well as in brittle and semi-/non-crystalline solids. Total life and damage-tolerant approaches are then introduced in metals, non-metals and composites followed by more advanced topics. The book includes an extensive bibliography and a problem set for each chapter, together with worked-out example problems and case studies. This will be an important reference for anyone studying fracture and fatigue in materials science and engineering, mechanical, civil, nuclear and aerospace engineering, and biomechanics.

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    Fracture Mechanics of Concrete: Applications of Fracture Mechanics to Concrete, Rock and Other Quasi-Brittle Materials

    $183.00 $150.00

    This book offers engineers a unique opportunity to learn, from internationally recognized leaders in their field, about the latest theoretical advances in fracture mechanics in concrete, reinforced concrete structures, and rock. At the same time, it functions as a superb, graduate-level introduction to fracture mechanics concepts and analytical techniques. Reviews, in depth, the basic theory behind fracture mechanics. · Covers the application of fracture mechanics to compression failure, creep, fatigue, torsion, and other advanced topics · Extremely well researched, applies experimental evidence of damage to a wide range of design cases · Supplies all relevant formulas for stress intensity · Covers state-of-the-art linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) techniques for analyzing deformations and cracking · Describes nonlinear fracture mechanics (NLFM) and the latest RILEM modeling techniques for testing nonlinear quasi-brittle materials · And much more

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    Principles of Fracture Mechanics

    $153.00 $136.00

    The attention of PRINCIPLES OF FRACTURE MECHANICS is on the mathematical principles of linear elastic fracture mechanics and their application to engineering design. The book is a self-contained manual on the mechanics aspects of the theory of brittle fracture and fatigue and is suitable for either self-study or classroom instruction. It includes a guided introduction to the linear theory of elasticity with pivotal results for the circular hole, the elliptical hole and the wedge leading up to the general problem of bodies containing cracks.