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Research Article

Simplified Qualitative Discrete Numerical Model to Determine Cracking Pattern in Brittle Materials by Means of Finite Element Method

Figure 12

Comparison between the discontinuity path in numerical model and the crack path of experimental test in Case II of Example  2.
(a) Mesh 1
(b) Mesh 2
(c) Mesh 3