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EGENĀ 5506 [0.5 credit] Mechanics and Fracture

Basic concepts of linear and nonlinear fracture mechanics: linear and nonlinear stationary crack-tip stress, strain and displacement fields; energy balance and energy release rates; fracture resistance concepts-static and dynamic fracture toughness; criteria for crack growth; fracture control methodology and applications.
Prerequisite(s): enrolment in the M.Eng.- Engineering Practice program and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or permission of the Director.