Stress intensity factors and fracture process zones of ISRM-suggested chevron notched specimens for mode I fracture toughness testing of rocks

Mingdong Wei, Feng Dai, Nuwen Xu, Tao Zhao

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76 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-189
JournalEngineering Fracture Mechanics
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Chevron notched specimen
  • Finite element analysis
  • Fracture process zone
  • Fracture toughness
  • Stress intensity factor

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