Stress Intensity Factors for a Crack in Planar Disking

Disking is a relatively new manufacturing process for cutting/slicing brittle plates and rods. In the planar disking configuration, a pre-cracked plate is placed against an elastic plate and the two are squeezed together by fluid pressure. At a critical pressure the crack runs across the thickness o...

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Journal Title: International Journal of Fracture Vol. 60; no. 1; pp. 19 - 32
Author: Sridhar Santhanam
Format: Article
Published: Mar 1993
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