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Mini lecture: Introduction to Elastic Fracture Mechanics

Jul 16
16. July 2019 9:00 - 15:00
ZISC, Room 0.02-142, Martensstr. 5a, Erlangen

Beginning: 9 am

Introduction to Elastic Fracture Mechanics (IFRAC)
Classification: External (E), continuum approaches
Lecturer: Karsten Kolk (member of external advisory board)
Language: English
Contents:

* Overview on fracture mechanics
* Stress/strain concentrations and singularities at notches and crack tips
* Crack propagation due to static loads
* Fatigue cracks
* Crack propagation due to dynamic loads
* Fracture properties
* Finite Elements (FE) in elastic fracture mechanics

Objectives:
The students

* possess an overview on fracture mechanics
* are able to assess the stress/strain state at notches and crack tips
* are familiar with fracture criteria
* are familiar with concepts of fatigue fracture
* know how to determine fracture properties
* are able to apply the FE method to fracture problems