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Friday, September 14

Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University

Predicting complex fracture evolution using nonlocal dynamics

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
The dynamic fracture of brittle solids is a particularly interesting collective interaction connecting both large and small length scales. Apply enough stress or strain to a sample of brittle material and one eventually snaps bonds at the atomistic …