The mixed mode fracture mechanics in a hole plate bonded with two dissimilar plane

Document Type: Persian


1 Assistant Professor, Mechanic Engineering Department, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran

2 MSc, Mechanic Engineering Department, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran.


In the present research, the mixed-mode fracture mechanics analysis in a plate with central hole under tensile loading is considered. It is assumed that a plate containing two symmetrical hole-edge cracks is bonded with two dissimilar planes. The stress intensity factors at the crack tips are calculated. The problem is modeled in Casca software and this model is analyzed with Franc software. The effects of various factors such as hole diameter, crack length, angle of crack and material properties of plates have been investigated on stress intensity factors. The stress intensity factors increases with increasing crack length. Also, the stress intensity factors increases with the increase of hole diameter. For a certain amount of for small crack lengths the effect of cracks length on variation of stress intensity factors is more than the hole diameter but for large crack lengths the effect of hole diameter on variation of stress intensity factors is more than the cracks length.



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