Fracture Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications 4th Edition

Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition is the most useful and comprehensive guide to fracture mechanics available. It has been adopted by more than 150 universities worldwide and used by thousands of engineers and researchers. This new edition reflects the latest research, industry practices, applications, and computational analysis and modeling. It encompasses theory and applications, linear and nonlinear fracture mechanics, solid mechanics, and materials science with a unified, balanced, and in-depth approach. Numerous chapter problems have been added or revised, and additional resources are available for those teaching college courses or training sessions. Dr. Anderson’s own website can be accessed at

Bibliographic Information


Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications


Ted L. Anderson


4th Edition


CRC Press, 2017


688 pages


1498728146, 9781498728140