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About: Bending is a research topic. Over the lifetime, 41690 publications have been published within this topic receiving 427769 citations.


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01 Jan 2008
TL;DR: In this article, fracture mechanics is introduced into finite element analysis by means of a model where stresses are assumed to act across a crack as long as it is narrowly opened, which may be regarded as a way of expressing the energy adsorption in the energy balance approach.
Abstract: A method is presented in which fracture mechanics is introduced into finite element analysis by means of a model where stresses are assumed to act across a crack as long as it is narrowly opened. This assumption may be regarded as a way of expressing the energy adsorption GC in the energy balance approach, but it is also in agreement with results of tension tests. As a demonstration the method has been applied to the bending of an unreinforced beam, which has led to an explanation of the difference between bending strength and tensile strength, and of the variation in bending strength with beam depth.

5,564 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, fracture mechanics is introduced into finite element analysis by means of a model where stresses are assumed to act across a crack as long as it is narrowly opened, which may be regarded as a way of expressing the energy adsorption in the energy balance approach.

5,505 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors investigated three boundary conditions on the radial edges: free-free, clamped-clamped, and clamped free, and showed that the free free extensional plate behaves locally at the origin exactly the same as a clampedclamped plate in bending, independent of Poisson's ratio.
Abstract: As an analog to the bending case published in an earlier paper, the stress singularities in plates subjected to extension in their plane are discussed. Three sets of boundary conditions on the radial edges are investigated: free-free, clamped-clamped, and clamped-free. Providing the vertex angle is less than 180 degrees, it is found that unbounded stresses occur at the vertex only in the case of the mixed boundary condition with the strength of the singularity being somewhat stronger than for the similar bending case. For vertex angles between 180 and 360 degrees, all the cases considered may have stress singularities. In amplification of some work of Southwell, it is shown that there are certain analogies between the characteristic equations governing the stresses in extension and bending, respectively, if ν, Poisson's ratio, is replaced by -ν. Finally, the free-free extensional plate behaves locally at the origin exactly the same as a clamped-clamped plate in bending, independent of Poisson's ratio. In conclusion, it is noted that the free-free case analysis may be applied to stress concentrations in V-shaped notches.

2,167 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the mechanical properties of two-dimensional cellular materials, or honeycombs, are analyzed and compared with experiments, in terms of bending, elastic buckling and plastic collapse of the beams that make up the cell walls.
Abstract: The mechanical properties (linear and nonlinear elastic and plastic) of two-dimensional cellular materials, or honeycombs, are analysed and compared with experiments. The properties are well described in terms of the bending, elastic buckling and plastic collapse of the beams that make up the cell walls.

1,567 citations


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No. of papers in the topic in previous years
YearPapers
20232,012
20224,208
20211,953
20201,892
20192,210
20181,948