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Three-dimensional simulation of fretting crack nucleation and growth

B.J. Carter, E.C. Schenck, P.A. Wawrzynek, A.R. Ingraffea, K.W. Barlow
2012 Engineering Fracture Mechanics  
The models predict crack nucleation cycles and location(s). Discrete crack growth simulations provide stress intensity factor histories, with multiple, non-planar, three-dimensional cracks possible.  ...  Fretting nucleation models and three-dimensional finite element analyses are used to compute the fretting fatigue life for metallic components.  ...  Jalees Ahmad for his assistance with the crack analog fretting model. This work was funded by a US Navy SBIR contract (#N68335-08-C-0011).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engfracmech.2012.08.015 fatcat:3o6zvesiafe67fsguehfbroz7q

Three- Dimensional Simulation of Crack Propagation using Finite Element Method

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
The 3D finite element software ANSYS Workbench software has been employed for simulation of engineering geometries which are containing a pre-cracks and holes.  ...  Simulations performed with Ansys show an identical crack path on structures that is in line with that of the experimental and numerical results performed by other researchers.  ...  Three-Dimensional Simulation of Crack Propagation using Finite Element MethodAbdulnaser M. Alshoaibi, Abdulrahman A.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.a1895.129219 fatcat:5cldfv67u5crvnqoaavpbbdfpm

Three-dimensional simulation of concrete fracture using embedded crack elements without enforcing crack path continuity

José M. Sancho, Jaime Planas, Adel M. Fathy, Jaime C. Gálvez, David A. Cendón
2007 International journal for numerical and analytical methods in geomechanics (Print)  
This paper presents a numerical implementation of the cohesive crack model for the three-dimensional analysis of concrete fracture based on finite elements with embedded strong discontinuity.  ...  The need for a tracking algorithm is avoided by using a consistent procedure for the selection of the separated nodes, and by letting the crack to adapt itself to the stress field while the crack opening  ...  As an application to the numerical three dimensional simulation of concrete fracture, the details of an element with a cohesive embedded crack that self-propagates will be discussed. 2 Finite element kinematics  ... 
doi:10.1002/nag.540 fatcat:34kcdjepr5fdzjwwsgucgdofqy

Automated Finite Element Simulation of Fatigue Crack Growth in Three-dimensional Structures with the Software System ProCrack

F. Rabold, M. Kuna
2014 Procedia Materials Science  
The software system ProCrack, a Python-based tool for the automated finite element simulation of fatigue crack growth in arbitrarily loaded three-dimensional components is presented.  ...  The application examples illustrate the capability and performance of the simulation tool ProCrack.  ...  Conclusions The simulation program ProCrack is capable of handling the automated finite element simulation of three-dimensional fatigue crack growth for a component with an initial crack.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mspro.2014.06.179 fatcat:jq3657jgpbfr7gwsdrlsemotlu

Simulation of tensile crack generation by three-dimensional dynamic shear rupture propagation during an earthquake

L. A. Dalguer, K. Irikura, J. D. Riera
2003 Journal of Geophysical Research  
Riera, Simulation of tensile crack generation by three-dimensional dynamic shear rupture propagation during an earthquake,  ...  A three-dimensional shear dynamic rupture process was simulated on the assumption that shear slip occurs only in a preexisting fault and the possibility of introducing new internal cracks that propagate  ...  Science (JSPS) under the ''FY2002 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers'' from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2001jb001738 fatcat:orek3zsaf5gl3culklooz7thxi

Three-dimensional finite element modeling of ductile crack initiation and propagation

H. R. Javani, R. H. J. Peerlings, M. G. D. Geers
2016 Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences  
This damage driven remeshing strategy towards fracture allows one to simulate arbitrary crack paths in three-dimensional evolving geometries.  ...  When the damage reaches a critical threshold, a discontinuity in the form of a crack surface is inserted into the three-dimensional continuum.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was carried out under project number MC2.05205c in the framework of the Research Program of the Materials innovation institute M2i (  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40323-016-0071-y fatcat:5hcc275be5dlxhzer5rdsdpv6u

Numerical simulations of earthquake source process by a three-dimensional crack model. Part I. Rupture process

1980 Journal of Physics of the Earth  
A three-dimensional crack propagation is investigated in order to model dynamical rupture process on the fault with non-uniform static strength and sliding frictional stress, which is subjected to a finite  ...  The displacement-time history on the crack is obtained from numerical solutions for equations of motion with a finite stress fracture criterion.  ...  We model an earthquake as a three-dimensional crack propagating in an infinite or semi-infinite, homogeneous elastic medium.  ... 
doi:10.4294/jpe1952.28.565 fatcat:lept36teinbczljkaxiuxj42ri

Three Dimensional Coupled Simulation of Furnaces and Reactor Tubes for the Thermal Cracking of Hydrocarbons

T. Detemmerman, G. F. Froment
1998 Revue de l Institut Français du Pétrole  
THREE DIMENSIONAL COUPLED SIMULATION OF FURNACES AND REACTOR TUBES FOR THE THERMAL CRACKING OF HYDROCARBONS Thermal cracking of hydrocarbons has gone through a significant evolution over the past 20 years  ...  A two dimensional cross section of the three dimensional integration grid is shown in Figure 5 .  ... 
doi:10.2516/ogst:1998017 fatcat:q42mk47rcnghxpaxjztkteljpi

Three Dimensional Simulation of Catalytic Cracking Reactions in an Industrial Scale Riser Using a 11-lump Kinetic

A.C. Barbosa, G.C. Lopes, L.M. Rosa, M. Mori, W.P. Martignoni
2013 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
Most studies neglect the presence of thermal cracking reactions in industrial FCC process.  ...  In this work, a 3D CFD modeling of fluid catalytic cracking industrial riser with different geometric configurations were proposed to feed the catalyst particles.  ...  Lopes et al. (2011a) emphasized the use of a three-dimensional flow model to predict the behavior of the fluid catalytic cracking in an industrial reactor.  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1332107 doaj:d060e0c7169145c183c146c1c39fcde8 fatcat:4fbljvkbojfjhafofuxrpifsjm

Three Dimensional Simulation of Polycrystalline Cleavage Crack Propagation in Steel

Kei Sugimoto, Shuji Aihara, Yoichi Tanaka
2009 Tetsu to hagane  
Fig. 15 . 15 Cleavage fracture surface with grain size 8 m mϫ8 m m (simulation), (a) 3D image of fracture surface, (b) cleavage crack propagation directions and discontinuous boundaries.  ...  Fig. 5 5 Fig. 5 Fig. 2 2 Fig. 2 Fig Fig. 6 Fig. 5 . 5 Non-straight crack front realized in the simulation. Fig. 6 . 6 Irregular crack surface, schematic.  ... 
doi:10.2355/tetsutohagane.95.498 fatcat:274onmbvp5avlbx5torfgagnay

Numerical simulations of earthquake source process by a three-dimensional crack model. Part II. Seismic waves and spectrum

1980 Journal of Physics of the Earth  
We study the seismic waves and spectrum generated by a dynamical rupture process by a three-dimensional crack model obtained in Part I (MIYATAKE , 1980).  ...  But this model is not completely three-dimensional, but quasi-three-dimensional only.  ...  In Part I, we investigate the dynamical rupture process by a three-dimensional crack model combined with finite stress fracture criterion.  ... 
doi:10.4294/jpe1952.28.599 fatcat:iba3rhkxqbf5fjpleurp7j36ui

Three-dimensional Analysis of Fatigue Crack Propagation using X-Ray Tomography, Digital Volume Correlation and Extended Finite Element Simulations

Julien Réthoré, Nathalie Limodin, Jean-Yves Buffière, Stéphane Roux, François Hild
2012 Procedia IUTAM  
The present paper is devoted to the analysis of three dimensional fatigue crack propagation using advanced experimental, imaging, measurement and numerical simulation techniques.  ...  Stress intensity factors are evaluated along three-dimensional crack fronts and compared to numerical simulations using measured boundary conditions and detected crack shape.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was funded by the CETIM Foundation under the grant PROPAVANFIS ('Advanced methods for the experimental and numerical analyses of crack propagations under complex loadings') and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.piutam.2012.05.017 fatcat:sk7p4e3l7vb7vph7qaqbrupiqe

A generalized finite element method for the simulation of three-dimensional dynamic crack propagation

C.A. Duarte, O.N. Hamzeh, T.J. Liszka, W.W. Tworzydlo
2001 Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering  
This paper is aimed at presenting a partition of unity method for the simulation of three-dimensional dynamic crack propagation.  ...  In the context of crack simulation, this method allows for modeling of arbitrary dynamic crack propagation without any remeshing of the domain.  ...  Acknowledgements The support of the Oce of Naval Research to this project under grant SBIR-ONR-N00014-96-C-0329 is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0045-7825(00)00233-4 fatcat:f22yyuoskbbfrbr727ra32qmu4

Three-dimensional numerical simulation of hydrogen-induced multi-field coupling behavior in cracked zircaloy cladding tubes

Zhongjia Xia, Bingzhong Wang, Jingyu Zhang, Shurong Ding, Liang Chen, Hua Pang, Xiaoming Song
2019 Nuclear Engineering and Technology  
The out-pile tests for a cracked cladding tube after irradiation are simulated, and the numerical results of the multi-fields at different temperatures are obtained and analyzed.  ...  The mechanism is partly explained for the enlarged velocity values of delayed hydride cracking (DHC) at high temperatures before crack arrest.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank for the supports of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 11772095, 11572091), the support of the National Key Research and Development Program of China (  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:x6yplnx6xbfdnapxcehtjlo5iq

Three-dimensional quantitative in situ study of crack initiation and propagation in AA6061 aluminum alloy sheets via synchrotron laminography and finite-element simulations

Yang Shen, Thilo F. Morgeneyer, Jérôme Garnier, Lucien Allais, Lukas Helfen, Jérôme Crépin
2013 Acta Materialia  
three-dimensional imaging of laterally extended sheet specimens with micrometer resolution.  ...  Void growth and void coalescence are then observed and quantified by three-dimensional image analysis during crack initiation and propagation.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Pierre Wident and David Leboulch from CEA as well as Henry Proudhon, Frank Nguyen and Julie Heurtel from Centre des Materiaux of Mines ParisTech for technical  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2013.01.035 fatcat:a4wxwjqrcrcsrinhwwh77ls2di
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