Nonlocal Interface Mechanical Model
The paper presents a nonlocal elastic damage-frictional interface model. The reason to introduce nonlocal mechanical features inside the constitutive relations is justified by the fact that there are several circumstances, in which the interface displays inside an extended process zone with microstructural spatial interactions. Typically, spatial bridging mechanical effects can be effectively modeled by integral (strongly nonlocal) stress-strain relations. The paper develops an elastic nonlocal model with local isotropic damage and the relations are constructed following a thermodynamical consistent approach.
T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer , C. Ravindran
G. Borino et al., "Nonlocal Interface Mechanical Model", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 2613-2618, 2007