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Using the method of molecular dynamics, the process of crack propagation in a single-crystal copper plate with a crack is simulated under the action of mixed loading corresponding to normal separation and transverse shear. A comprehensive study of the influence of geometric characteristics (model dimensions, crack length), temperature, strain rate and loading mixing parameter on the plate strength, crack growth and direction was carried out. The angles of propagation of a central crack in a copper plate are determined using the molecular dynamics method.

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O. N. Belova

Samara National Research University

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4492-223X

postgraduate student of the Department of Mathematical Modelling in Mechanics

L. V. Stepanova

Samara National Research University

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6693-3132

Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor of the Department of Mathematical Modelling in Mechanics


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