Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
4236085 Fracture Mechanics 3.0 3
Description To provide concise and coherent intoduction to the elementary concepts of fracture mechanics: crack initiation followed by propagation, growth and stability within stressed material and/ or structure, this graduate course aims to address the questions as follows. Introduction to linear elastic fracture mechanics(LEFM), elasto-plastic fracture mechanics, crack opening displacement(COD), J-integral, and some related experiments.