Damage and Fracture Mechanics
Edited By: C. A. BREBBIA, Wessex Institute of Technology, United Kingdom & A. CARPINTERI Politecnico di Torino Italy
Series Volume: 1
This book contains 64 papers presented at the Fifth International Conference on Damage and Fracture Mechanics, formerly called International Conference on Computer Aided Assessment and Control of Localised Damage. The Conference was held in Bologna, Italy, June 8-10, 1998. Presenting the most up-to-date research in the field, the book contains contributions by many leading international scientists. Papers are organized under the following section headings: Fracture Mechanics and Fracture Criteria, Damage Mechanics, Composite Materials, Crack Propagation and Control, Fatigue, Creep and High-Temperature Problems, Microstructural and Micromechanical Modelling, Environmental Effects, Residual Stresses, and Experimental Methods.