A no-slip interface crack

A. F. Mak, L. M. Keer, S. H. Chen, J. L. Lewis

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Adhesive fracture of an interdigitated or very rough interface is investigated by considering an interface crack with no-slip zones. Both the normal and the shear stresses are singular at the crack tip with the Mode II stress-intensity factor being generally smaller than that of the Mode I.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-350
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1980


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