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Sample applications with crack growth

Some of the areas where this tool has been used successfully for creating meshes with cracks in awkward locations and for 3d non-planar crack propagation are shown here.

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Crack growth analysis in a connecting rod.
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Crack growth analysis in a double-lug bracket.
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Crack growth analysis in a flanged pipe elbow.
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Crack growth in a 0.5 inch UNC threaded connection.
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Thermo-mechanical fatigue and time dependent crack growth analysis.
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Mixed mode crack growth in a circular shaft.
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Forensic investigation of multiple failures in bridge roller bearings.
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Growth from a bolt hole in a gas turbine compressor disk spin test.
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Aero engine round-robin test cases with non-planar crack growth.
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Growth and interaction of multiple surface cracks.
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Crack growth in a helicopter lift frame test specimen.
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Fatigue crack growth in a stiffened panel.
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Crack growth in a simple pin-loaded lug including contact effects.
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Effect of bending on crack development in thick plates.
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The effect on crack growth of residual stress induced by shot peening.
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Composite delamination in a double cantilever specimen.
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Effect of an adhesively bonded patch repair on crack growth.
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Growth of a semi-elliptic surface crack in a plate.