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Volume 2014, Article ID 607125, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/607125
Research Article

Localization of Transversal Cracks in Sandwich Beams and Evaluation of Their Severity

1Department of Mechanics, “Eftimie Murgu” University of Resita, P-ta Traian Vuia 1-4, 320085 Resita, Romania
2Department of Mechanical Construction and Production, Ghent University, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 903, 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium
3Department of Mechanics, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 313 Splaiul Independentei, 060042 Bucharest, Romania

Received 12 July 2013; Accepted 10 March 2014; Published 1 June 2014

Academic Editor: Nuno Maia

Copyright © 2014 G. R. Gillich et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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