Mechanics of Fracture

  1. Alan T. Zehnder and Natasha K. Zella, “Spiral to flat fracture transition for notched rods under torsional loading,” International Journal of Fracture, 195, Vol 1, pp. 87-92, (2015)  10.1007/s10704-015-0049-7

    Fracture surface of notched rod failed in torsion
    Fracture surface of notched rod loaded to failure in torsion
  2. Woo Yong Jeong; Christopher J Earls; William D Philpot; Alan T Zehnder, “Inverse thermographic characterization of optically unresolvable through cracks in thin metallic plates,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 27, 634-650 (2012).
  3. Alan T. Zehnder and Mark J. Viz, “Fracture Mechanics of Plates and Shells Under Combined Membrane, Bending and Twisting Moments,” Applied Mechanics Reviews, 58, pp. 37-48 (2005) Corrected version of paper.

    Even chocolate cake can be susceptible to brittle fracture
    Even chocolate cake can be susceptible to brittle fracture
  4. Kavi S. Bhalla, Alan T. Zehnder, and Xiaoyan Han, “Thermomechanics of slow stable crack growth: closing the loop between experiments and computational modeling,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 70, 2439-2458, (2003) doi:10.1016/S0013-7944(03)00006-7.
  5. Shujun Tang, and Alan T. Zehnder, “Nickel-Alumina Interfacial Toughness Using the Thick Foil Technique,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 69, 701-715, (2002) doi:10.1016/S0013-7944(01)00094-7
  6. P. Guduru, A.T. Zehnder, A.J. Rosakis, G. Ravichandran, “Dynamic, Full-Field Measurements of Crack Tip Temperatures,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 68, pp. 1535-1556 (2001). doi:10.1016/S0013-7944(01)00045-5
  7. Alan T. Zehnder, Pradeep Guduru, Ares Rosakis, and G. Ravichandran, “Million Frames per Second Infrared Imaging System,” Review of Scientific Instruments 71, pp. 3762-3768, (2000) doi:10.1063/1.1310350.
  8. Alan T. Zehnder, Mark J. Viz, and Yogesh K. Potdar, “Fatigue Fracture in Plates in Tension and Out-of-Plane Shear,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 23, pp 403-415, (2000) doi: 10.1046/j.1460-2695.2000.00301.x
  9. Alberto Zucchini, C.-Y. Hui, and Alan T. Zehnder, “Crack Tip Stress Fields for Thin Plates in Bending, Shear and Twisting: A Three Dimensional Finite Element Study,” International Journal of Fracture, 104, pp. 387-407, (2000) doi: 10.1023/A:1007699314793.
  10. C-Y. Hui, Alan T. Zehnder, and Yogesh Potdar, “Williams meets von Karman: Mode Coupling and Non-Linearity in the Fracture of Thin Plates,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 93, pp. 409-429, (1998) doi:10.1023/A:1007512716475.
  11. Alan T. Zehnder, Daniel V. Swenson, and Thomas Pienkos, “Polymer Reinforcements for Retarding Fatigue Crack Growth in Metals,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 84, 307-323, (1997) doi: 10.1023/A:1007380704762.
  12. M. Viz , D. Potyondy, A. Zehnder, C. Rankin, and E. Riks, “Computation of Membrane and Bending Stress Intensity Factors for Thin, Cracked Plates,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 72, pp. 21-38 (1995) doi: 10.1007/BF00036927.
  13. Alan T. Zehnder, and Chung-Yuen Hui, “Stress Intensity Factors for Plate Bending and Shearing Problems,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, 61, pp. 719-722, (1994) doi: 10.1115/1.2901522.
  14. C-Y. Hui and Alan.T. Zehnder, “A Theory for the Fracture of Thin Plates Subjected to Bending and Twisting Moments,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 61, pp. 211-229, (1993) doi: 10.1007/BF00036341.
  15. Mark E. Thurston, and Alan T. Zehnder, “Experimental Determination of Silica/Copper Interfacial Toughness,” Acta Metall. Mater., Vol. 41, pp. 2985-2992, (1993), https://doi.org/10.1016/0956-7151(93)90113-7.
  16. Jacob A. Kallivayalil, and Alan T. Zehnder, “Measurement of the Temperature Field Induced by Dynamic Crack Growth in Beta-C Titanium,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 66. pp. 99-120, (1994) doi: 10.1007/BF00020077.

    Temperature field for a crack growing dynamically in Beta-C Titanium.
    Temperature field for a crack growing dynamically in Beta-C Titanium.
  17. Alan T. Zehnder and Ares J. Rosakis, “On the Temperature Distribution at the Vicinity of Dynamically Propagating Cracks in 4340 Steel: Experimental Measurements using High Speed Infrared Detectors,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 39, 385-415, (1991), doi: 10.1016/0022-5096(91)90019-K.
  18. Alan T. Zehnder and Ares J. Rosakis, “Dynamic Fracture Initiation and Propagation in 4340 Steel Under Impact Loading,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 43, pp. 271-285, (1990), 10.1007/BF00035087.