Wednesday, May 14

10:30 AM-12:10 PM
Benjamin West B Room

MS27
Size Effects in Materials and Structures (Part II of II)

(For description, see Part I, MS15.)

Organizers: John P. Dempsey, Clarkson University; Robert Lipton, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and Gregory J. Rodin, University of Texas, Austin

10:30-10:50 Structural Versus Geophysical Scale Effects on the Constitutive and Fracture Behavior of Sea Ice
John P. Dempsey, Organizer
10:55-11:15 Strength Distributions and Size Effects for Fracture of a Material with Idealized Local Versus Shear-Lag Stress Redistribution Around Defects
Irene J. Beyerlein and S. Leigh Phoenix, Cornell University
11:20-11:40 The Effect of Surfaces on the Size Effect of Fracture in Heterogeneous Materials
Paul L. Leath, Rutgers University
11:45-12:05 Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics Concepts in the Presence of Polycrystalline Inhomogeneity
Gregory J. Rodin, Organizer

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