Experimental and numerical study on the fracture process zone and fracture toughness determination for ISRM-suggested semi-circular bend rock specimen

Mingdong Wei, Feng Dai, Nuwen Xu, Tao Zhao, Kaiwen Xia

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90 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-56
JournalEngineering Fracture Mechanics
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Acoustic emission
  • Fracture process zone
  • Fracture toughness
  • Numerical modeling
  • Semi-circular bend

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