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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAE 561 - Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics

(3 units)

Prerequisite: MAE 373  or consent of instructor
The primary learning objective of the course is to thoroughly understand the basic concepts of linear-elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM) and elastic-plastic fracture mechanics (EPFM) for predicting fracture and crack growth in structural components that contain cracks or crack-like defects.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 3 hours)