Some articles on crack, cracks:

Fractography - Methods
... at the origin may reveal the cause of crack initiation ... are often enough to pinpoint the nature of the failure and the causes of crack initiation and growth if the loading pattern is known ... Common features that may cause crack initiation are inclusions, voids or empty holes in the material, contamination, and stress concentrations ...
China Seismic Intensity Scale - Liedu Scale
... sleep Noise from vibration of doors, windows, and building frames falling of dusts, small cracks in plasters, falling of some roof tiles, bricks falling from ...
Camlock (climbing) - Equipment
... Nuts, chocks, or simple cams are metal devices placed in constrictions in cracks and attached to carabiners with wire or nylon slings ... cams in opposition, which expand in a crack as the device is weighted ... be placed even in parallel and outward flaring cracks ...
Jean-Pierre Houdin - Calculating The Theory
... of Dassault Systèmes decided to analyse the King’s Chamber cracks with software normally used by industrial corporations to simulate the behaviour of their products in operation and to detect any structural ... The team concluded that the pyramid’s architect, Hemiunu, concerned that the cracks imperiled the whole structure, cut a tunnel into a sealed space above the burial ... The existence of the cracks in the burial chamber beams has been known since the 1880s, but the team is the first to put forward a hypothesis about what caused them and when and to ...
Campos Novos Dam - Cracks
... a full inquiry for the reasons behind the cracks has been done, and a time-line of the dam's progression towards failure has been completed ...

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    Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince,
    And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I would build my house of crystal,
    With a solitary friend,
    Where the cold cracks like a pistol
    And the needle stands on end.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)