Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics

(The H4-Index of Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics is 41. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Transfer learning enhanced physics informed neural network for phase-field modeling of fracture307
Improved ANN technique combined with Jaya algorithm for crack identification in plates using XIGA and experimental analysis171
Phase field fracture modelling using quasi-Newton methods and a new adaptive step scheme147
High cycle fatigue behavior and life prediction for additively manufactured 17-4 PH stainless steel: Effect of sub-surface porosity and surface roughness113
Fracture behaviour of central-flawed rock plate under uniaxial compression104
Comprehensive implementations of phase-field damage models in Abaqus98
Investigation on the effect of freeze-thaw on fracture mode classification in marble subjected to multi-level cyclic loads89
Strength and failure characteristics of jointed rock mass with double circular holes under uniaxial compression: Insights from discrete element method modelling79
Analysis of the effect of surface roughness on fatigue performance of powder bed fusion additive manufactured metals78
Cracking behavior of rock containing non-persistent joints with various joints inclinations75
Mechanical and fracture properties of geopolymer concrete with basalt fiber using digital image correlation72
Effects of cyclic freeze-thaw treatments on the fracture characteristics of sandstone under different fracture modes: Laboratory testing65
Comparative measurements of fracture toughgness combined with visual analysis of cracks propagation using the DIC technique of concretes based on cement matrix with a highly diversified composition65
Evaluation of fracture mode classification in flawed red sandstone under uniaxial compression62
A micropolar peridynamic model with non-uniform horizon for static damage of solids considering different nonlocal enhancements60
A phase field approach for ductile fracture of short fibre reinforced composites60
A hybrid PSO and Grey Wolf Optimization algorithm for static and dynamic crack identification60
Investigation of mechanical and fracture properties of wire and arc additively manufactured low carbon steel components58
Influence of basalt fiber on mode I and II fracture properties of asphalt mixture at medium and low temperatures58
Mechanical properties and crack evolution of double-layer composite rock-like specimens with two parallel fissures under uniaxial compression58
Experimental and numerical study on the interaction between holes and fissures in rock-like materials under uniaxial compression58
Mechanical behavior and failure analysis of fracture-filled gneissic granite56
Effects of the lining structure on mechanical and fracturing behaviors of four-arc shaped tunnels in a jointed rock mass under uniaxial compression55
Fracture behavior of additively manufactured components: A review51
Defects as a root cause of fatigue weakening of additively manufactured AlSi10Mg components51
Crack nucleation in brittle and quasi-brittle materials: A peridynamic analysis51
Low temperature fracture resistance of cement emulsified asphalt mortar under mixed mode I/III loading50
Effect of thermal shock on the strength and fracture behavior of pre-flawed granite specimens under uniaxial compression49
Effects of pre-existing single crack angle on mechanical behaviors and energy storage characteristics of red sandstone under uniaxial compression49
Phase field method for quasi-static hydro-fracture in porous media under stress boundary condition considering the effect of initial stress field49
Applications of phase field fracture in modelling hydrogen assisted failures48
Effects of bedding planes on fracture behavior of sandstone under semi-circular bending test48
Experimental and numerical investigation of mortar and ITZ parameters in meso-scale models of concrete47
Investigation on fracture behaviors and damage evolution modeling of freeze-thawed marble subjected to increasing- amplitude cyclic loads47
Analytical stress solution and mechanical properties for rock mass containing a hole with complex shape47
Cracking and deformation of cuboidal sandstone with a single nonpenetrating flaw under uniaxial compression46
Surface roughness effect of SLM and EBM Ti-6Al-4V on multiaxial high cycle fatigue46
Effect of wetting–drying cycles on mode I and mode II fracture toughness of sandstone in natural (pH = 7) and acidic (pH = 3) environments45
Numerical analysis of mixed-mode fatigue crack growth of adhesive joints using CZM44
Comparative study on fracture characteristics of coal and rock samples based on acoustic emission technology44
Fracture studies of 3D-printed continuous glass fiber reinforced composites44
Mode I and II fracture toughness investigation of Laser-Sintered Polyamide41
Experiment and peridynamic simulation on cracking behavior of red sandstone containing a single non-straight fissure under uniaxial compression41