Inserted: 30 mar 2009
Last Updated: 27 oct 2010
Journal: Adv. Calc. Var.
Pages: 345 - 370
We derive a cohesive fracture model by homogenizing a periodic composite material whose microstructure is characterized by the presence of brittle inclusions in a reticulated unbreakable elastic structure.
Keywords: Homogenization, $\Gamma$-convergence, Free-discontinuity problems, cohesive zone model