Mixed-mode fracture behaviour of refractories with asymmetric wedge splitting test: Part I: Numerical implementation and validation

Yajie Dai, Shengli Jin, Ya Wei Li, Qinghu Wang, Wei Zhou, Harald Harmuth

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19767-19775
Number of pages9
JournalCeramics International
Issue number14
Early online date2 Apr 2022
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2022

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Funding Information: This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (project: 51902228 , U1908227 , U21A2058 and U1904217 ), and the Special Project of Central Government for Local Science and Technology Development of Hubei Province ( 2019ZYYD076 ). Numerical calculation is supported by High-Performance Computing Center of Wuhan University of Science and Technology .

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  • Asymmetric wedge splitting test
  • Energy dissipation
  • FE simulation
  • Fracture processes
  • Mixed-mode loading

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