AE51016: Fracture Mechanics
|Course name||Fracture Mechanics|
|Offered by||Aerospace Engineering|
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Prerequisites: AE21004 3 - 0 - 0: 3 CreditsMechanisms of fracture and crack growth, elastic crack-tip stress field, crack-tip plastic zones, stress intensity factor, Energy principle and criteria for crack growth, Plane strain and plane stress fracture toughness, crack-opening displacement criterion, fatigue crack propagation under constant and variable amplitude loading, crack closure, effective stress intensity range, Concept of safe-life, fail-safe and damage tolerance in aircraft design, Linear damage accumulation theory, Aircraft safe fatigue life.