This presentation introduces fracture behavior of materials with historical context. Several common fracture mechanisms are introduced in the context of fracture surfaces. We also provide examples of common testing configurations relevant to the companion lab exercise.
Jessica Krogstad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on structural materials in extreme environments. She has also been the faculty coordinator for GLAM (Girls Learning About Materials) since 2015.
Support for this activity is provided in part by NSF CAREER Award No. 1654182.