Disorder and Fracture / Edition 1

Disorder and Fracture / Edition 1

by J.C. Charmet, Etienne Guyon, Stephane Roux

ISBN-10: 0306435764

ISBN-13: 9780306435768

Pub. Date: 01/31/1991

Publisher: Springer US

Product Details

Springer US
Publication date:
Nato Science Series B: (closed) , #235
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

I. Tools.- 1 Fluctuations of Interfaces and Fronts.- 2 Introduction to Multifractality.- 3 Statistical Theory of Fragmentation.- II. Diffusion-Limited Aggregation Model.- 4 Theory and Simulation of Diffusion-Limited Growth.- 5 Growth Patterns and Fronts: Fluid Flow Experiments.- 6.1 From Flow to Fracture and Fragmentation in Colloidal Media 1: Non-Newtonian Fingering and Visco-Elastic Fracturing.- 6.2 From Flow to Fracture and Fragmentation in Colloidal Media 2: Local Order and Fragmentation Geometry.- III. Statistical Fracture Models.- 7 Simple Shastic Models for Material Failure.- 8 Scaling Theory of the Strength of Percolation Networks.- 9 Scaling in Fracture.- IV. Rheology and Fracture.- 10 Micromechanics of Brittle Deformation Processes.- 11 Fracture Mechanics and Solid Adhesion.- 12 Damage Evolution, Instability and Fracture in Ductile Solids.- 13 Aspects of Nonlinearity and Self organisation in Plastic Deformation.- V. Materials and Applications.- 14 Granular Media: Effects of Disorder.- 15 Cracking and Fracture of Concrete: Size Effect or Scaling Law?.- 16.1 The Phenomenology of Earthquake Occurrence.- 16.2 The Modeling of Earthquake Occurrence.

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