Three-dimensional crack growth in multi-layered architectures for automotive plain bearings


Burke-Veliz, A., Reed, P.A.S. and Syngellakis, S. (2009) Three-dimensional crack growth in multi-layered architectures for automotive plain bearings At 12th International Conference on Fracture. 12 - 17 Jul 2009. 10 pp.

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The assessment of shielding and anti-shielding effects on crack growth in multi-layered architectures is achieved using elasto-plastic finite element models. Initially, the evolution of straight, deflected and bifurcated cracks is studied through two-dimensional models with blunted crack tips using the maximum tangential strain as a criterion for deflection and the crack opening displacement as the crack driving force. The methodology is extended to three dimensions assuming only elastic material behavior; some initial analysis results on the effects of shielding along the crack front are presented and discussed

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Venue - Dates: 12th International Conference on Fracture, 2009-07-12 - 2009-07-17
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July 2009Published
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:51
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/73398

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