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E M A 719: Advanced Fracture Mechanics

  • Catalog Description:
    Rigorous, systematic development of principal concepts and theories of modern fracture mechanics. Topics include stress and deformation fields for stationary and growing cracks in linear elastic, nonlinear elastic, elastic-plastic and viscoelastic materials; J-integral theory and applications; criteria for crack growth, stability and fracture.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: EMA 519 & 622, or cons inst
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