Course Information

ME7353 Fracture Mechanics

Credits: 3.00

Description:
The course introduces fracture mechanics. Topics: Linear elastic, elastic-plastic and fully plastic fracture mechanics modeling and design. Fatigue and design against fatigue failures. Standard fracture mechanics testing procedures and related material properties. Micromechanics of fracture. Dynamic fracture. Continuum damage mechanics.

Prerequisite: ME 6213 or adviser approval.