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tribology

[trī′bäl·ə·jē]
(physics)
The study of the phenomena and mechanisms of friction, lubrication, and wear of surfaces in relative motion.
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Based on continuum damage mechanics, some primary concepts have been proposed by Lemaitre and Chaboche [12].
Taken from papers presented at the international conference "Advances in fracture and damage mechanics XII" held in September 2013 in Sardinia, Italy, representatives of nineteen countries offer the latest theoretical, computation, and experimental research on fracture and damage mechanics as well as materials' structural integrity and durability.
Krajcinovic, Damage Mechanics, Elsevier, Amsterdam (1996).
The stress distribution in the craze zone was derived based on continuum damage mechanics.
Considering these microdefects in the context of continuum damage mechanics, a parameter of the damage is necessary for the description of the macroscopic effects of these microdefects.
However, if the assumptions of the continuum damage mechanics would be used, then the damage accumulation would take place under the changing stress triaxiality during the development of the equivalent strain starting from the threshold strain ([[epsilon].
Selected, peer reviewed papers from the 9th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics, FDM 2010, 20-22 September, 2009, Nagasaki, Japan.
of Technology of Troyes, France) describes recent developments in continuum damage mechanics and its practical use in improving numerical simulations in virtual metal forming.
Using classical plasticity theory or damage mechanics alone in constitutive formulation of the complex failure process of concrete, which is characterized by stiffness degradation and irreversible deformations, not only is not sufficient and make results inadequate, but also, they could not prevail on inconsistencies such as; mesh dependency, strain localization and solution instabilities due to these incompatibilities.
A progressive damage mechanics algorithm for life prediction of composite materials under cyclic complex stress T P Philippidis and E N Eliopoulos, University of Patras, Greece

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