int_defects toolbox v1.2.0



int_defects is a toolbox for MATLAB which automates parametric finite element studies of structures containing crack-like flaws. It is free and open-source software distributed under the terms of the MIT license (see included license file). int_defects is described in the paper:

H. E. Coules & M. A. Probert, "Studying the interaction of crack-like flaws using the MATLAB toolbox int_defects", Engineering Fracture Mechanics.

Further details of the scope and capabilities of the toolbox are given in the User Guide which is included with this distribution.
Date made available14 Oct 2019
PublisherUniversity of Bristol


  • Finite element
  • structural integrity
  • fracture
  • Abaqus
  • stress analysis

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