Fracture Behavior of Pressurized Defective Pipes Subjected to Large Tensile Strains Conference Paper uri icon


  • In this work the tensile capacity of circumferentially pressurized cracked pipes with varying crack parameters and pipe dimensions are numerically investigated. The biaxial loading mode includes internal pressure and tensile load, which are applied in sequence. The present physics-inspired fracture model based upon the original Mohr-Coulomb criterion enables not only the computation of global fracture response of pipe subjected to complex loading condition but also a thorough determination of the local evolving stress state around the growing cracks.

name of conference

  • Volume 6B: Materials and Fabrication

published proceedings

  • Volume 6B: Materials and Fabrication

author list (cited authors)

  • Paredes, M., & Wierzbicki, T.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Paredes, Marcelo||Wierzbicki, Tomasz

publication date

  • July 2015