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Type: Journal article
Title: On buckling of long interface cracks
Author: Kotooussov, A.
Harding, S.
Citation: Key Engineering Materials, 2010; 417-418:217-220
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications
Issue Date: 2010
ISSN: 1013-9826
1662-9795
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Andrei Kotousov and Steven Harding
Abstract: The paper deals with the buckling instability of long interface cracks subjected to shear and tensile (compressive) loading parallel to the interface. A simplified mathematical model is developed within the Kirchhoff’s plate bending theory; and a general semi-analytical solution is obtained based on the classical strategy for solving for the Euler buckling load. Asymptotic solutions are derived for extreme cases of the applied shear to tensile (compressive) load ratios. The obtained results correlate well with previous numerical studies and can be used to analyze many traditional problems in composite as well as many others, for example, the problem of triggering snow avalanches.
Keywords: Buckling; Delamination; Euler Buckling Load; Interface Crack; Kirchhoff’s Plate Bending Theory; Shear Loading
Rights: © 2010 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
RMID: 0020093294
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.417-418.217
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