DFQ: Damage and Fracture of Quasibrittle Materials

Minisymposium organized by

and dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Professor Zdeněk P. Bažant.

Session I, Thursday, 14:00-15:50, lecture hall C215, chaired by P. Grassl

14:00-14:30 V. Lefort, L.B. Rojas Solano, D. Grégoire, P. Grassl, G. Pijaudier-Cabot*:
Correlations involved in the failure of quasi-brittle materials: Analysis with a meso-scale model (keynote lecture)
14:30-14:50 F. Kun*, I. Varga, G. Pál, S. Lennartz-Sassinek, I.G. Main:
Crackling noise in a discrete element model of heterogeneous materials
14:50-15:10 Zs. Danku*, F. Kun:
Damage enhanced creep in the fiber bundle model
15:10-15:30 G. Couégnat*, M. Genet, A.P. Tomsia, R.O. Ritchie:
A computational approach to the statistical and size-dependent failure of cellular ceramics
15:30-15:50 M. Kuna*, T. Liedke, B. Nassauer:
Simulation of micromechanical fragmentation and removal processes during wire sawing

Session II, Thursday, 16:20-18:10, lecture hall C215, chaired by G. Pijaudier-Cabot

16:20-16:50 D. Ciancio*, I. Carol, G. Castellazzi:
Fictitious elastic stiffness parameters of zero-thickness interface elements to recover accurate nodal stresses (keynote lecture)
16:50-17:10 S. Marfia*, E. Sacco, J. Toti:
An interface damage model depending on the body degradation
17:10-17:30 E. Bartůňková*, P. Kabele:
Constitutive model for timber fracture under tension and shear
17:30-17:50 P. Hlaváček*, V. Śmilauer:
Fracture properties of cement composites reinforced by carbon nanotubes
17:50-18:10 K. Musiket*, M. Rosendahl, Y. Xi:
Fracture properties of recycled aggregate concrete

Session III, Friday, 11:00-12:50, lecture hall C215, chaired by I. Carol

11:00-11:30 G. Cusatis*, X. Zhou:
High-order microplane theory for elasticity and softening of quasi-brittle materials (keynote lecture)
11:30-11:50 J.G. Rots*, M.A.N. Hendriks, A.T. Slobbe, A.V. van de Graaf:
Circumventing bifurcations
11:50-12:10 F. Luongo*, M. Zaccariotto, U. Galvanetto:
Simulation of crack propagation through the static application of peridynamics
12:10-12:30 J. Bobiński*, J. Tejchman:
Application of a coupled continuous-discontinuous approach to concrete fracture
12:30-12:50 T. Gerasimov*, E. Stein:
Simple, cheap and efficient explicit error estimator for adaptive fracture and damage analysis of quasibrittle materials

Session IV, Friday, 14:00-15:50, lecture hall C215, chaired by G. Cusatis

14:00-14:30 P. Grassl*, D. Xenos:
On the calibration of nonlocal models for tensile fracture in concrete (keynote lecture)
14:30-14:50 A. Sellier*, A. Millard:
A new method to assess the most likely tensile strength field in quasi brittle materials complying with the probabilistic scale effect
14:50-15:10 V. Slowik*, N. Bretschneider, B. Villmann:
On the determination of softening curves for cementitious materials by inverse analysis of fracture tests
15:10-15:30 J. Ožbolt, A. Sharma*:
Dynamic fracture of quasi brittle materials: Failure mode and crack branching
15:30-15:50 C. Oliver-Leblond*, F. Ragueneau, A. Delaplace:
3D global/local analysis of cracking of reinforced concrete

*Asterisks denote presenting authors.