Richard M. Christensen
Brief Biography

Acknowledgment

 

Support for this website from the Office of Naval Research, Dr. Y. D. S. Rajapakse, Program Manager, is appreciated.

Professor Research Emeritus Aeronautics and Astronautics

Senior Scientist Retired Materials Science &

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Recent Additons
Updated Jun. 9, 2017

Failure Characterization

Key Junctures

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Navigating the Website
Understanding the Discipline

The First Failure Criterion

General Matters

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New Book on Failure

How Do Mises & Tresca Fit In

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Is It Stress or Strain

A Basic Failure Mechanism

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Can Atomic/Nano Scale
Failure Events Predict
Macroscopic Failure

The Ductile-Brittle Problem

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Damage

Failure Theory Applications

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The Brittle Limit

Unsolved Problems

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Which is Fundamental:
T&C or S&D

Physical Ductility of Elements

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Letter to WWFE

WWFE-II Results

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A Call to Service

Timoshenko Medal

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Acknowledgment

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Richard M. Christensen

Looking Ahead

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