By Leonid I. Slepyan (auth.)
Modern innovations of fracture mechanics are provided consecutively. Homogeneous and established versions, the place microstructure performs a necessary function, are thought of for fracture and section transition. to start with, one-dimensional types are comprehensively studied permitting one to retrace the most phenomena with no technical problems. extra real looking types are then used as linear and nonlinear elastic mediums, corresponding to elastic plates with crack closure, viscoelastic discrete lattices, chains and cohesive region versions. additionally thought of are, crack origination, equilibrium, sluggish and quickly progress. Sub- and tremendous serious crack pace regimes and transition from one regime to a different are studied. Fourier remodel and comparable issues, together with a model of the Wiener-Hopf method facing originals are offered, in addition to required themes from wave thought. This e-book is concentrated at researchers of fabrics and constructions, additionally at teachers and complex students.