Jul 17, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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MTLE 6150 - Fracture of Solids


Review of elasticity and plasticity theory. Calculation of theoretical cohesive strength of crystalline solids; influence of stress concentrations on fracture strength. Fractography. Theory and applications of linear elastic fracture mechanics. Fracture testing. Elastic-plastic fracture mechanics. Dislocation theories of cleavage fracture. Phenomenology and theories of stress corrosion cracking, creep rupture, fatigue.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.



Credit Hours: 3



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