Crack tip plasticity in mixed mode loading under contained yielding conditions

Rahman, Md Moshiur (2002) Crack tip plasticity in mixed mode loading under contained yielding conditions. MSc(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Mode I, mode II and mixed mode I/II asymptotic crack tip fields have been studied under contained yielding conditions using plane strain and plane stress boundary layer formulations. The effect of the non-singular term in the asymptotic elastic expansion (Williams, 1957) on the plastic zone at the crack tip has been determined. Plane stress mode I, mode II and mixed mode I/II crack tip fields have also been investigated analytically. Analytical solutions were developed by assembling constant stress, fan and elastic sectors. Slip line theory (Hill, 1950) was used to solve constant stress and fan sectors while the stress fields in elastic sectors were solved using the semi-infinite wedge solution of Timoshenko and Goodier (1970). Analytical solutions were validated by numerical results, and represented as slip line fields.

Item Type: Thesis (MSc(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Additional Information: Adviser: John W Hancock
Keywords: Mechanical engineering
Date of Award: 2002
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2002-71412
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 10 May 2019 10:49
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 10:49

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