International Journal of Composite Materials and Matrices

ISSN: 2582-435X

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Special Issue

Creep crack incubation and growth using strip yield models

Abstract Submission Deadline : November 30, 2023

Manuscript Submission Deadline : December 25, 2023

Special Issue Description

To evaluate the development and spread of creep cracks, the strip yield model developed by Dugdale, Bilby, Cottrell, and Swinden is used. This expands earlier research on growth by Heaton and Chan and Vitek (on incubation). The basic criterion for crack growth utilized is a COD-based one, following both Vitek and Heaton, and Chan. The crack is supposed to widen at a constant crack opening displacement (COD) of c and the creep strain t at the crack tip is assumed to be h, where the gauge length is a property of the material. According to the COD-based hypothesis, the net stress is in charge of controlling the incubation and failure times at very low stresses, but the stress intensity factors at big stresses. The hypothesis has the drawback of ignoring primary creep effects, which must be absorbed by adjusting the secondary creep index.


Strip yield model, Incubation, Growth, Criterion, Length, COD, Secondary-creep index, Crack growth

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