International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Fig 6

Review Article

Computational Methods for Fracture in Brittle and Quasi-Brittle Solids: State-of-the-Art Review and Future Perspectives

Figure 6

Adjustment of the stress-strain curve in the crack band model, (a) master curve and decomposition of the strains into prelocalizaton and post-localization parts, (b) horizontal scaling for an element larger than the physical process zone, and (c) snap back for too large elements reproduced from Bažant and Jirásek [14].