Finite and boundary element analysis of crack closure

Finite and boundary element analysis of crack closure Mateusz Holek1, Piotr Fedelinski2 1Department of Computational Mechanics and Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Konarskiego 18A, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland Abstract: The aim of this work is an analysis of contact pressure between crack surfaces and its influence on effective elasticproperties of materials with randomly distributed cracks. The … Read more