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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AAE 65400 - Fracture Mechanics

Credit Hours: 3.00. Methods of stress analysis in elastic media containing cracks. Fracture criteria. The strain energy release rate and J-integral. Crack tip plasticity. Interface cracks. Cracks in anisotropic solids. Bending of cracked plates. Dynamic crack propagation. Prerequisite: AAE 55300 . Typically offered Spring.