Dynamic Crack


Definition - What does Dynamic Crack mean?

Dynamic crack is a term used to describe the growth process of a split in a structure or material following rapidly occurring changes in loading and structure. A dynamic crack can be hastened by corrosion in certain instances and lead to hazardous situations or structural failure.

A dynamic crack may also be known as a dynamic fracture.

Corrosionpedia explains Dynamic Crack

Dynamic cracks are usually caused by continuous and progressive activity that results in unique crack structures, unpredictability of the dynamic crack growth criteria and crack growth acceleration.

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