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The three-dimensional stress intensity factor due to the motion of a load on the faces of a crack

Author: Jean-Claude Ramirez
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 45 (1987), 361-375
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99610
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Abstract: The dynamic stress intensity factor history for a half plane crack in an otherwise unbounded elastic body, with the crack faces subjected to a traction distribution consisting of a pair of point loads that move in a direction perpendicular to the crack edge, is considered. The exact expression for the mode I stress intensity factor as a function of time for any point along the crack edge is obtained by extending a procedure recently introduced by Freund [1]. The method of solution is based on integral transform methods and the theory of analytic functions of a complex variable. Some features of the solution are discussed and graphical results for various point load speeds are presented.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99610
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