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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIE 648 - Fracture Mechanics

Theoretical foundations of fracture mechanics, including the role of defects in the brittle failure of materials and structures; stress concentrations and the analysis of stress fields around crack tips; fracture modes; crack growth criteria; fatigue effects; ductile failure; experimental analysis. Applications to metals, concrete and rock, wood, ceramics and composites. (0.0 ED/3.0 ES.)

Prerequisites & Notes
MEE 455 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 3