Phelma Formation 2022

Fracture mechanics - WPMUFME4

  • Volumes horaires

    • CM 8.0
    • Projet 6.0
    • TD 8.0
    • TP 8.0

    Crédits ECTS

    Crédits ECTS 1.0


Calculate the lifetime extension of pressure vessels using simple empirical formula and determine the assumption made and their consequences

Contact Rafael ESTEVEZ


Multi axial loading, triaxiality of stresses
Plain stress, plane strain
Non-linear fracture mechanics (basic linear elastic fracture mechanics will be given in module P1)
Introduction to experimental fracture mechanics (tests – visual fractography -)
Microstructural aspects of fracture (brittle, ductile, transgranular, intergranular, inclusions), SEM investigations
Local approach to fracture
Modelling of ductile fracture (Tutorials) - Types of corrosion


Contrôle des connaissances

Semestre 5 - L'examen existe uniquement en anglais 

written exam
oral presentation on practicals

final mark = 0.66 (written exam) + 0.33 (oral presentation)

Informations complémentaires

Semestre 5 - Le cours est donné uniquement en anglais EN

Cursus ingénieur->Cursus Internationaux->Semestre 5
Cursus ingénieur->Master RI EMINE->Semestre 5
Cursus ingénieur->Master RI MANUEN->Semestre 5
Cursus ingénieur->FSC-MAN->Semestre 5
Cursus ingénieur->FSC-EMI->Semestre 5