Some topics in rock and brittle media modeling

The following slides are taken primarily from a standard collection that has been used over the last several years to introduce mechanics researchers to concepts such as third-invariant dependence of material failure, softening, mesh dependency, the need for regularization through introduction of a length scale, Weibull statistics in strength data, etc.

To download the PowerPoint slides, click here:  Week11and12_PressureDependenceSmearedDamageUncertaintyAndVandVissues.pptx

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