## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 4; Volume 8, Part 4American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1989 - Arctic regions |

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The 3 - dimensional theory developed here describes damage using a fourth - order

The 3 - dimensional theory developed here describes damage using a fourth - order

**tensor**. The complementary energy function applied is based on the theoretical analysis of the stress field around an elliptical crack and on the ...Page 58

The compliance

The compliance

**tensor**s ^ is very sparse : the nonzero terms ņo - ( 14 ) athy are Using Equations ( 13 ) and ( 14 ) the single - dot products in Equations ( 11 ) and ( 12 ) can be calculated and the following expression is found ( 15 ) ...Page 59

The compliance

The compliance

**tensor**s represented in the base coordinate system is evaluated separately for every parallel crack ... total ' compliance**tensor**so due to the multidirectional crack field is found as a sum of the compliance**tensors**of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

OFFSHORE MECHANICS | 1 |

The Growth of Radial Cracks in Ice Sheets | 7 |

ICE FORCES | 11 |

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