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This paper describes the application of the ESPI method for the determination of the strain intensification at the crack tip in clay products. Discussions are developed about the displacement and strain maps surrounding the crack during propagation. The results obtained are presented.

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Authors: BOSCO C, Politecnico di Milano (IT);CADONI E, JRC Ispra (IT);FACCHINI M, Loughborough University (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 4th International Masonry Conference, London (GB), October 23-25, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as paper EN 39348 ORA
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