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Crack growth and percolation in anisotropically rolled thin plate


  • Nishiuma, Saburo
  • Miyazima, Sasuke


Crack growth in an anisotropically rolled thin plate, which contains many initial defects, is investigated by Monte Carlo simulation on a square lattice. Each initial defect is assumed to have two crack tips like the Griffith crack and the effect of anisotropy of a medium on crack growth patterns and percolation characteristics is studied.

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  • Nishiuma, Saburo & Miyazima, Sasuke, 1999. "Crack growth and percolation in anisotropically rolled thin plate," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 266(1), pages 209-213.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:266:y:1999:i:1:p:209-213
    DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00593-7

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