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Crack theory with possible contact between the crack faces
A.M. Khludnev

Last modified: 2012-10-03


It is well known that classical linear crack problems in solid mechanicsare characterized by linear boundary conditions imposed at the crack faces.Such linear models allow the opposite crack faces to penetrate each otherwhich leads to inconsistency with practical situations. Since the beginning of1990, the crack theory with non-penetration conditions is under active study.

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