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Crack initiation time in a plane stress specimen of linearly viscoelastic material.

M L. Williams

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Published
**1971**
by University of Utah. College of Engineering in Salt Lake City
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | UTEC DO 71-087 |

Contributions | University of Utah. College of Engineering. |

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Open Library | OL21718294M |

As reviewed in the July/August issue of Plastics Engineering (p. 32), creep is the tendency of a solid material to deform permanently under the influence of constant stress, and occurs as a function of time through extended exposure to levels of stress that are below the yield point of the material. Creep rupture is cracking within a. cracked specimen, so certain restrictions on linearity of the load-displacement diagram are imposed. A state-of-plane strain at the crack tip is required. Specimen thickness must be sufficient to ensure this stress state. The crack must be sufficiently sharp to ensure that a File Size: KB.

Viscoelastic response is often used as a probe in polymer science, since it is sensitive to the short-time portion of the response and compressing the long-time region. Upon loading, the material strains initially to the “glassy” compliance C g; It is also the time at which the stress functionFile Size: KB. ANALYSIS of the deformation field consistent with a Prandtl stress distribution travelling an advancing plane-strain crack reveals the functional form of the near tip crack profile in an elastic-plastic solid. The crack opening 6 is shown to have the form 6 N r In (const./r) at a distance r from the tip.

When stress intensity in vicinity of crack reaches threshold a material will fail due to unstable propagation of crack (1). Fracture toughness of material refers to crit value (1) of stress intensity factor (1) for given material (1). Mode I – Opening mode (a tensile stress normal to the plane of the crack), Mode II – Sliding mode (a shear stress acting parallel to the plane of the crack and perpendicular to the crack front), and; Mode III – Tearing mode (a shear stress acting parallel to the plane of the crack and parallel to the crack front).

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A fatigue crack The problem of plane stress crack growth in a rectangular linearly viscoelastic plate under a pair of equal and opposite forces applied to the crack surface is studied by: 4. A computational method for the analysis of initiation and quasi-static extension of a crack in a linearly viscoelastic medium subjected to a tensile mode of deformation is presented.

A fracture process zone of Dugdale type is assumed in front of the crack by: 2. As mentioned earlier, plane stress is not an exact theory, so it is surprising that the time-dependent crack profiles predicted by our theory compare so well with experiments.

In the electronic supplementary material, we compare the stress and crack opening displacement plane stress FEM with a full 3D FE simulation of the specimen in figure 6a. If the plane stress reference stress definition is used, as shown in Fig.

14, it may be seen that the initiation time for the specimen (for Δa= or mm) is less than h regardless of whether the lower, mean or upper bound value is used for the creep toughness, K mat c. This illustrates the strong dependence of the result on the choice Cited by: Crack Propagation in a Linearly Viscoelastic Strip H.

Mueller, H. Mueller. The tip velocity of a crack propagating through a viscoelastic material depends on geometry, applied load and its history, and material properties. Gap Test of Crack-Parallel Stress Effect on Quasibrittle Fracture and Its Consequences. Appl.

by: The behavior of a crack in a linearly viscoelastic orthotropic composite split by a rigid wedge with thickness increasing in time is analyzed. The first example focuses on the growth of a finite crack in an infinite linearly viscoelastic sheet in plane stress under the influence of remote tensile stress.

The results indicate the existence of a lower threshold applied stress oL for crack ini- tiation and an upper threshold stress oH for im- mediate crack initiation and unstable crack propa- by: 3. A detailed finite element analysis of crack initiation and stable crack extension is performed under Mode I plane stress, small-scale yielding conditions.

A small strain, J 2 incremental plasticity theory is employed and both elastic-perfectly plastic materials and power law hardening materials are considered. Some issues pertaining to the stationary plane stress crack problem, such as the. Strain-time curves for a linear viscoelastic material subjected to various constant stresses are shown in Fig.

At any given time, say t1, the strain is proportional to stress, so that the strain there due to 3 is three times the strain due to o o. Figure Strain as a function of time at different Size: 35KB. Here, the corresponding problem for a general, linearly viscoelastic layer is solved.

An infinite series representation for the stress intensity factor is derived, each term of which can be calculated recursively in closed form.

As before, a simple universal dependence on crack speed and material Cited by: 4. crack propagation considering a viscoelastic model for the material in front of the crack tip. Later, Williams (; ; ) developed a theory for predicting the fracture initiation time and the mode I crack growth in linear viscoelastic media, and established the essential.

Starting from the local stress and deformation fields at the tip of the crack, a non-linear, first order differential equation is found to describe the time history of the crack size if the stress.

Strain-time curves for various constant stresses are shown in the following figure for a linear viscoelastic material. At any given time, say t1, the strain is proportional to stress, so that the strain due to 3 at o t1 is three times the strain due to o at the same time.

Linear viscoelasticity is a reasonable approximation to the time-dependent behaviour of polymers, and metals and ceramics at File Size: KB.

We study the time-dependent asymptotic stress fields near the tip of a mode I plane stress crack in a hydrogel. The analysis is based on a three-dimensional continuum model which describes the viscoelastic behaviour of a hydrogel gel with permanent and transient by: 2.

the ratio of stress to strain is a characteristic of a material. This ratio is the stiffness or Young’s modulus, E: E f v. [Eq. ] The units of E are the same as for stress, since strain is a pure number. Graphs show-ing the relationship between stress and File Size: KB. ABSTRACT A crack of length 2a which propagates with small, constant speed through a viscoelastic strip of width 2b is strip is strained by displacing its shearfree theory is applied.

The stress on the line of crack advancement and the shape of the crack surface are calculated for a state of plane stress. Plane Stress: If the stress state at a material particle is such that the only non-zero stress components act in one plane only, the particle is said to be in plane stress. The axes are usually chosen such that the x y plane is the plane in which the stresses act, Fig.

Figure non-zero stress components acting in the x – y plane File Size: KB. Standard and Alternative Specimen Conﬁgurations Fatigue Crack Starter Notches Fatigue Precracking (see also ) Crack Extension Beyond Starter Notch General Procedure 8 Specimen Measurements Thickness Width Crack Size Crack Plane Angle Specimen Testing Loading Rate Test Record File Size: KB.

ronmental stress cracking using the chemiluminescence method. Experiment It is known that environmental stress cracking occurs in Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) due to alcohol. In this experiment, we placed a 50 mm long, 10 mm wide, 2 mm thick test specimen File Size: KB.

Two viscoelastic characteristic parameters of the maximum relaxation ratio and relaxation time can be used to evaluate the stress relaxation ability of different sealants, but the fitting process of the viscoelastic model is more complicated.

Therefore a simple stress relaxation index is. The property K Ic (G Ic) determined by these test methods characterizes the resistance of a material to fracture in a neutral environment in the presence of a sharp crack under severe tensile constraint, such that the state of stress near the crack front approaches plane strain, and the crack-tip plastic (or non-linear viscoelastic) region is small compared with the crack size and specimen.the stress/strain relationships for plane stress and plane strain are necessary to understand fully the development and applicability of the stiffness matrix for the plane stress/plane strain triangular element.

CIVL 7/ Chapter 6 - Plane Stress/Plane Strain Stiffness Equations - Part 1 11/81File Size: 2MB.The Elastic Stress Field around a Crack Tip 3 Brittle fracture in a solid in the form of crack growth is governed by the stress ﬁeld around the crack tip and by parameters that describe the resistance of the material to crack growth.

Thus, the analysis of stresses near the crack tip constitutes an essen-tial part of fracture Size: KB.