Jan 16, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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ME 5223 Fracture Mechanics


(3 hours)
Analysis of the behavior of materials containing flaws. Topics include the stress analysis of cracked bodies, crack tip plastic zones, energy and compliance methods, fracture toughness testing, crack opening displacement, microscopic aspects, and fatigue crack propagation. Prerequisite: ES 3023  and permission of instructor.



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