PFC: Present and Future of Crack Tracking Algorithms

Minisymposium organized by

Session I, Thursday, 14:00-15:50, lecture hall C221, chaired by A. Pandolfi

14:00-14:30 M. Negri*:
Consistency of phase-field with sharp crack evolutions in brittle fracture (keynote lecture)
14:30-14:50 B. Bourdin*, C. Chukwudozie, K. Yoshioka:
A variational approach to the numerical simulation of hydraulic fracturing
14:50-15:10 A. Salvadori*, F. Fantoni:
Crack kinking in brittle materials
15:10-15:30 K. Özenç*, M. Kaliske:
Numerical simulation of fracture in viscoelastic materials based on material forces
15:30-15:50 R. Toader*:
Variational models for crack growth

Session II, Thursday, 16:20-18:10, lecture hall C221, chaired by A. Salvadori

16:20-16:50 M. Cuomo*, L. Greco:
A variational algorithm for crack evolution in plane problems (keynote lecture)
16:50-17:10 A.T. Slobbe, M.A.N. Hendriks*, J.G. Rots:
C1-continuous crack propagation across quadratic elements
17:10-17:30 F. Rabold*, M. Kuna:
PROCRACK - A software tool for finite element simulation of three-dimensional fatigue crack growth
17:30-17:50 L. Saucedo*, T.J. Marrow:
3D cellular automata finite element method with explicit microstructure: Modeling quasi-brittle fracture using mesh-free damage propagation
17:50-18:10 L. Kaczmarczyk*, C. Pearce:
A modelling framework for three-dimensional brittle fracture

Session III, Friday, 11:00-12:50, lecture hall C221, chaired by B. Bourdin

11:00-11:30 V. Lazarus*:
Crack front tracking using perturbation approaches (keynote lecture)
11:30-11:50 F. Fantoni*, A. Salvadori, P.A. Wawrzynek, A.R. Ingraffea:
Minimum theorems in 3D incremental LEFM: Theory and numerical tests
11:50-12:10 R. Kolman*, S.S. Cho, K.C. Park:
Near non-spurious oscillations time scheme in finite element analysis of non-linear wave propagation and dynamic fracture mechanics
12:10-12:30 A.A. León Baldelli*, B. Bourdin, J.-J. Marigo, C. Maurini:
Complex crack patterns: Transverse fractures and delamination in thin film systems
12:30-12:50 N. Blal*, L. Daridon, Y. Monerie, S. Pagano:
Overall elastoplastic behaviour of a cohesive medium

*Asterisks denote presenting authors.