TF: Theory of fracture, crack propagation criteria and crack tracking algorithms

Minisymposium organized by

Session I, Wednesday, 11:00-12:40, lecture room C215, chaired by A. Pandolfi, M. Ortiz

11:00-11:40 F. Cianci, G. Dal Maso*:
Dynamic crack growth in viscoelastic materials with memory (keynote lecture)
11:40-12:00 S. Conti, M. Ortiz*:
Optimal scaling laws for ductile fracture derived from strain-gradient microplasticity
12:00-12:20 B. Shrimali, O. Lopez-Pamies*:
Griffith fracture in viscoelastic elastomers done right
12:20-12:40 G. Dal Maso, R. Toader*:
Some remarks on a new space of generalised functions of bounded variation

Session II, Wednesday, 14:00-15:40, lecture room C217, chaired by M. Ortiz, A. Pandolfi

14:00-14:20 S. Abu-Qbeitah, M. Jabareen, K.Y. Volokh*:
Dynamic versus static analysis of fracture in soft materials
14:20-14:40 J. Réthoré*, R. Seghir:
LEFM based criterion for crack propagation under complex structural loadings
14:40-15:00 G. Molnár*, A. Doitrand, V. Lazarus:
Crack facet initiation in pure mode III fracture
15:00-15:20 X. Zhai*, T. Corre, S. Brach, A. León Baldelli, V. Lazarus:
Crack propagation in elastic media with anisotropic surface energy: Experiments, phase-field simulations, linear elastic fracture mechanics
15:20-15:40 P. H. Serrao*, S. Kozinov:
Characterising fracture behaviour of flexoelectric solids using newly proposed numerically robust mixed FE

Session III, Thursday, 11:00-12:40, lecture room C217, chaired by A. Pandolfi, M. Ortiz

11:00-11:20 S. Feld-Payet:
Dissection of a continuous-discontinuous strategy: A review of its elementary components
11:20-11:40 S.M. Frankl*, M. Pletz, C. Schuecker:
Efficient prediction of 3D crack propagation using configurational forces
11:40-12:00 G. Giambanco*, M. Puccia, E. Sacco, A. Spada:
Crack propagation in quasi-brittle materials using a FEM-VEM tracking algorithm
12:00-12:20 N.A. Collins-Craft*, F. Bourrier, V. Acary:
A non-smooth extrinsic cohesive zone model including contact and friction
12:20-12:40 J. Triclot*, T. Corre, V. Lazarus, A. Gravouil:
Toughening effect of out-of-crack-path architected zones by apparition of snapback instability

Session IV, Thursday, 14:00-16:00, lecture room C217, chaired by M. Ortiz, A. Pandolfi

14:00-14:40 C.J. Larsen:
Variational phase-field fracture with controlled nucleation (keynote lecture)
14:40-15:00 R. Lipton:
Free crack propagation through nonlocal modeling
15:00-15:20 A. Kanan*, J. Storm, M. Kaliske*:
Modeling fracture of tempered glass using an eigenfracture approach
15:20-15:40 K. Weinberg*, K. Friebertshäuser, C. Wieners:
Comparison of a peridynamics and a phase-field approach to dynamic fracture
15:40-16:00 M.L. De Bellis, A. Pandolfi*:
Applications of a micro-structured brittle damage model to laboratory tests on rocks

*Asterisks denote presenting authors.