Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2017 / Article / Fig 14

Research Article

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

Figure 14

Numerical and experimental crack path in Example  3: (a) comparison between the discontinuity path in numerical model and the crack path of experimental test [41] and (b) relative displacement between nodes of the deformed shape of the numerical model.
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