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The model of brittle cracks in elastic solids at small strains is approximated by the Ambrosio-Tortorelli functional and then extended into evolution situation to an evolutionary system, involving viscoelasticity, inertia, heat transfer, and coupling with Cahn-Hilliard-type diffusion of a fluid due to Fick's or Darcy's laws. Damage resulting from the approximated crack model is considered rate independent. The fractional-step Crank-Nicolson-type time discretisation is devised to decouple the system in a way so that the energy is conserved even in the discrete scheme. The numerical stability of such a scheme is shown, and also convergence towards suitably defined weak solutions. Various generalizations involving plasticity, healing in damage, or phase transformation are mentioned, too.

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