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On the Stress Distribution at the Base of a Stationary Crack

  title={On the Stress Distribution at the Base of a Stationary Crack},
  author={M. L. Williams},
In an earlier paper it was suggested that a knowledge of the elastic-stress variation in the neighborhood of an angular corner of an infinite plate would perhaps be of value in analyzing the stress distribution at the base of a V-notch. As a part of a more general study, the specific case of a zero-angle notch, or crack, was carried out to supplement results obtained by other investigators. This paper includes remarks upon the antisymmetric, as well as symmetric, stress distribution… 

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