Inserted: 21 apr 2021
Last Updated: 16 sep 2021
Journal: Math. Eng.
The approximation in the sense of $\Gamma$-convergence of nonisotropic Griffith-type functionals, with $p$-growth $(p>1)$ in the symmetrized gradient, by means of a suitable sequence of non-local convolution type functionals defined on Sobolev spaces, is analysed.
Keywords: Brittle fracture, $\Gamma$-convergence, non-local approximations, Griffith functional,