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    • A continuous damage model to mimic sharp cracks in quasi-brittle materials 

      Casado-Antolin, Montserrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      A usual trick in various modelling approaches for computational fracture (i.e. damage models, phase-field approaches) is to include an artificial residual stiffness. This is done to avoid singularity of the tangent stiffness ...