Congratulations to Professor Robert O. Ritchie on publishing his first book!

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After 40 years in the Materials Science & Engineering department, Professor Robert O. Ritchie has published his first book, "Introduction to Fracture Mechanics" published by Elsevier. 

Read the book details here.

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering
210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-1760

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