Rheological Fracture Analysis of Arch Dam Hell
Based on the normal H-K rheology model, a new rheological model containing fracture elements for concrete or rock cracked body is introduced. The method to ascertain rheology state is put forward. The new rheological model can change to Maxwell or Kelvin model to express the instantaneous failure, delayed failure state and the accelerating segment. The researching failure element method was used to study the crack propagation. Then the cracking elements were studied using rheology mechanics to solve the cracking time. At last a case study was given to validate the method is feasible.
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
L. Q. Yang and Y. M. Chen, "Rheological Fracture Analysis of Arch Dam Hell", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 4638-4641, 2011