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Time-Dependent J-Integral Solution for Semi-elliptical Surface Crack in HDPE

M. Bendouba1, A. Djebli1, A. Aid1, N. Benseddiq2, M. Benguediab3

University of Mustapha Stambouli, B.P 305, Mascara, Algeria.
University Lille 1, Bd P. 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France.
University of Djilali Liabès, Sidi Bel Abèss, Algeria.

Computers, Materials & Continua 2015, 45(3), 163-186. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmc.2015.045.163

Abstract

This work focuses on a linear elastic analysis by the finite element method and the development of a shape function, commonly known as geometrical correction factor, for the case of semi-elliptical crack in a cylindrical rod. We used the same shape function to analyze the behavior of the rod in the case of a viscoelastic medium materialized by a polymeric material such as HDPE. A linear viscoelastic model calibrated from a relaxation test was developed and implemented in Abaqus. Results showed a relatively good performance, compared with finite element method.

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M. . Bendouba, A. . Djebli, A. . Aid, N. . Benseddiq and M. . Benguediab, "Time-dependent j-integral solution for semi-elliptical surface crack in hdpe," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 45, no.3, pp. 163–186, 2015. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmc.2015.045.163



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