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Author De Moura, Marcelo F. S. F., author

Title Wood Fracture Characterization / Marcelo F.S.F. de Moura, Nuno Dourado
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Authors; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Global Overview and Applications; 1.2 Wood -- How Does It Form?; 1.3 Wood Constituents and Micro-Structure; 1.4 Wood at the Mesoscale; References; 2 Wood Mechanical Behaviour; 2.1 Elastic and Strength Properties; 2.1.1 Young's Moduli and Normal Strengths; 2.1.2 Poisson's Ratios; 2.1.3 Shear Moduli and Strengths; 2.2 Strength Failure Criteria; 2.3 Fracture Mechanics Based Approaches; 2.3.1 Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics; 2.3.2 Cohesive Zone Models; References
3 Mode I Fracture Characterisation3.1 Double Cantilever Beam; 3.1.1 Test Description; 3.1.2 Classical Data Reduction Schemes; 3.1.3 Modified Experimental Compliance Method (MECM); 3.1.4 Compliance-Based Beam Method (CBBM); 3.1.5 Numerical Validation; 3.1.6 Experimental and Numerical Results; 3.2 Single-Edge-Notched Beam Loaded in Three-Point-Bending; 3.2.1 Test Description; 3.2.2 Data Reduction Scheme Based on Equivalent LEFM; 3.2.3 Compliance-Based Beam Method; 3.2.4 Numerical Validation of the Compliance-Based Beam Method; 3.2.5 Experimental and Numerical Results
3.3 Tapered Double Cantilever Beam3.3.1 Test Description; 3.3.2 Data Reduction Scheme; 3.3.3 Compliance-Based Beam Method; 3.3.4 Numerical Validation; 3.3.5 Experimental and Numerical Results; 3.4 Compact Tension Test; 3.5 Conclusions of Mode I Fracture Tests; References; 4 Mode II Fracture Characterisation; 4.1 End-Notched Flexure Test; 4.1.1 Test Description; 4.1.2 Classical Data Reduction Schemes; 4.1.3 Compliance-Based Beam Method; 4.1.4 Experimental and Numerical Results; 4.2 End-Loaded Split Test (ELS); 4.2.1 Test Description; 4.2.2 Classical Data Reduction Schemes
4.2.3 Compliance-Based Beam Method4.2.4 Experimental and Numerical Results; 4.3 Four End-Notched Flexure Test; 4.3.1 Test Description; 4.3.2 Compliance Calibration Method; 4.3.3 Compliance-Based Beam Method; 4.3.4 Experimental and Numerical Results; 4.4 Conclusions of Mode II Fracture Tests; References; 5 Mixed-Mode I + II Fracture Characterisation; 5.1 Single-Leg Bending Test; 5.1.1 Test Description; 5.1.2 Compliance-Based Beam Method; 5.1.3 Numerical Analysis; 5.1.4 Experimental Results; 5.2 End Load Shear-Mixed Mode Test; 5.2.1 Test Description; 5.2.2 Compliance-Based Beam Method
5.2.3 Numerical Analysis5.2.4 Experimental Results; 5.3 Mixed-Mode Bending Test; 5.3.1 Test Description; 5.3.2 Experimental Analysis and Results; 5.3.3 Numerical Validation; 5.4 Conclusions of Mixed-Mode I + II Fracture Tests; References; 6 Structural Applications -- Case Studies; 6.1 Wood Bonded Joints; 6.1.1 Repaired Beam under Tensile Loading; 6.1.2 Repaired Beam under Bending Loading; 6.1.3 Reinforcement of Wood Structures; 6.2 Wood Dowel Joints; 6.2.1 Steel-Wood-Steel Connection; 6.2.2 Wood-Wood Joint; 6.3 Conclusions of Structural Applications; References; Index
Summary "Wood Fracture Characterization provides a guide to the application of modern fracture mechanics concepts to wood materials. The authors cover tests, data reduction schemes and numerical methods for wood structural applications, based on cohesive zone analysis. Five detailed Case Studies are included to link theory with engineering practice."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fracture mechanics.
Mechanical engineering.
Structural engineering.
Fracture mechanics.
Mechanical engineering.
Structural engineering.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Reference.
Form Electronic book
Author Dourado, Nuno, author
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