Reference : On three-dimensional modelling of crack growth using partition of unity methods
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On three-dimensional modelling of crack growth using partition of unity methods
Rabczuk, Timon [Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand]
Bordas, Stéphane mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Engineering Research Unit >]
Zi, Goangseup [Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Korea University, 5 Ga 1, An-Am Dong, Sung-Buk Gu, Seoul 136-701, South Korea]
Computers and Structures
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[en] Cohesive cracks ; Discontinuous enrichment ; Extended element-free Galerkin method (XEFG) ; Extended finite element method (XFEM) ; Fragmentation ; Three-dimensional crack initiation and growth ; Element-free Galerkin method ; Extended finite element method ; Three-dimensional cracks ; Computational mechanics ; Crack initiation ; Crack propagation ; Finite element method ; Galerkin methods ; Stress corrosion cracking ; Three dimensional ; Cracks
[en] This paper reviews different crack tracking techniques in three-dimensions applicable in the context of partition of unity methods, especially meshfree methods. Issues such as describing and tracking the crack surface are addressed. A crack tracking procedure is proposed in detail and implemented in the context of the extended element-free Galerkin method (XEFG). Several three-dimensional cracking examples are compared to other results from the literature or the experimental data and show good agreement.
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