Inserted: 27 oct 2014
Last Updated: 9 mar 2016
Journal: Chin. Ann. Math. Ser. B
A two-phase elasto-plastic material is investigated. It is shown that, if the interface is modeled as the limit of a vanishing layer of a third material, then the resulting two-phase material will exhibit a smaller interfacial dissipation than that of a pure two-phase model.
Keywords: interfaces, perfect plasticity