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Subcritical Crack Growth: Mechanisms



Brian R. Lawn


A brief survey is given of mechanisms of subcritical crack growth in ceramics, for a solicited article in Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology.
Encyclopedia of Materials


brittle solids, crack velocity, crack-top mechanisms, glass, subcritical crack growth, water


Lawn, B. (2000), Subcritical Crack Growth: Mechanisms, Encyclopedia of Materials, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created February 27, 2000, Updated February 19, 2017