Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

G. A. Francfort - A. Giacomini

The role of a vanishing interfacial layer in perfect elasto-plasticity

created by giacomini on 27 Oct 2014
modified on 09 Mar 2016


Published Paper

Inserted: 27 oct 2014
Last Updated: 9 mar 2016

Journal: Chin. Ann. Math. Ser. B
Volume: 36
Pages: 813-828
Year: 2015


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