Evaluation of Fracture Toughness of Ceramic-Metal Functionally Graded Materials

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The main objective of this study is to examine the two dimensional surface crack problems in a system with an interface between two elastic-plastic solids of different yield strength subjected to mode I mechanical loading. The surface cracks growth is considered to occure along the interface direction of bimaterials which is perfectly bonded to each others. A two dimensional finite elementmethod is used to solve the structural problem. Solid 183-node elements are utilized to simulate the strain singularity around the crack front. The crack surface is subjected to a compressive load by three point bending. The stress intesity factors are computed by using the displacement correlation technique. The primary goal is to develop a model crack tip stresses and strains in a manner that is useful for crack growth initiation and propagation in a FGM.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 123-125)

Edited by:

Joong Hee Lee

Pages:

971-974

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.123-125.971

Citation:

S. M. Rasel et al., "Evaluation of Fracture Toughness of Ceramic-Metal Functionally Graded Materials", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 123-125, pp. 971-974, 2010

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August 2010

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