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A crumpled piece of sheet metal had two cracks in a T-junction shape. The relative locations of shear lips in the cracks allowed deduction of which crack happened first, and which direction the cracks propagated.

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D. Aliya, Cracking of Sheet Metal, ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories: Failure Modes and Mechanisms, ASM International, 2019,

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