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An alternative 3D model for damage induced anisotropy and unilateral effect in microcracked materials

Welemane, Hélène and Cormery, Fabrice An alternative 3D model for damage induced anisotropy and unilateral effect in microcracked materials. (2003) Journal de Physique IV , vol. 105 . pp. 329-336. ISSN 1155-4339

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:20030204

Abstract

A three-dimensional model of damage by microcrack growth is proposed to account for the mechanical behavior of quasi brittle materials (especially for concrete and rocks). The emphasis is put on the induced anisotropy and on the elastic moduli dependence on the opening and closure of microcracks (unilateral effect). This formulation is based first on a damage characterization throught the microcracked density distribution, and secondly avoids the use of spectral decompositions generally adopted in literature and which induce some major inconsistencies.

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Additional Information:Thanks to EDP Sciences editor. The definitive version is available at http://jp4.journaldephysique.org/ The original PDF of the article can be found at Journal de Physique IV website : http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:20030204
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:Other partners > Arts et Métiers ParisTech (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Other partners > Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille - USTL (FRANCE)
Other partners > Ecole Centrale de Lille (FRANCE)
Laboratory name:
Laboratoire de Mécanique de Lille - LML (Lille, France) - Couplages thermo-hydromécaniques et chimiques
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Deposited By: Helene Welemane
Deposited On:20 Nov 2012 14:31

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