Mecânica da Fratura

Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 22,50 T + 22,50 TP + 3,50 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
On completion of this course students should be able to solve fracture mechanics problems on mechanical design of parts and structural components and develop skills that will enable them to analyse sizing criteria.

Program
1- Introduction.
2- Linear elastic fracture mechanics.
3- Concept of the integral J and CTOD.
4- Fatigue.
5- Creep.
6- Fitness for service concept.

Evaluation Methodology
Practical assignment: written report (60%) + oral presentation (40%).

Bibliography
- Branco, C. (1985). MECÂNICA DOS MATERIAIS. : Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Wulpi, D. (1999). UNDERSTANDING HOW COMPONENTS FAIL. : ASM
- Morozov, N. (2000). DYNAMICS OF FRACTURE. : Springer

Method of interaction
Conventional lectures and expository lessons. Theoretical/practical lessons involving case study discussions.

Software used in class
SolidWorks, Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Matlab.