E. Reissner, “The Effect of Transverse Shear Deformation on the Bending of Elastic Plates,” ASME Journal of Applied Me-chanics, Vol. 12, 1945, pp. A68-A77.
 R. J. Hartranft and G. C. Sih, “Effect of Plate Thickness on the Bending Stress Distribution around Through Cracks,” Journal of Mathematics and Physics, Vol. 47, 276-291,1968
 S. Viswanath, “On the Bending of Plates with through Cracks from Higher Order Plate Theories,” Ph. D Thesis, Indian Institute of Science, 1985.
 M. L. Williams, “The Bending Stress Distribution at the Base of a Stationary Crack,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 28, 1961, pp. 78-82.
 G. C. Sih, P. C. Paris and F. Erdogan, “Crack-Tip, Stress-Intensity Factors for Plate Extension and Plate Bending Problems,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 9, 1962, pp. 306-312.
 S. Krenk, “The Stress Distribution in an Infinite Anisotropic Plate with Collinear Cracks,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1975, pp. 449-460.doi:10.1016/0020-7683(75)90080-3
 R. S. Alwar and K. N. Ramachandran, “Influence of Crack Closure on the Stress Intensity Factor for Plates Subjected to Bend-ing—A 3-D Finite Element Analysis,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1983, pp. 323-333. doi:10.1016/0013-7944(83)90083-8
 M. J. Viz, D. O. Potyondy, A. T. Zehnder, C. C. Rankin and E. Riks, “Computa-tion of Membrane and Bending Stress Intensity Factors for Thin, Cracked Plates,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 72, No. 1, 1995, pp. 21-38. doi:10.1007/BF00036927
 A. Zucchini, C.-Y. Hui and A. T. Zehnder, “Crack Tip Stress Fields for Thin Plates in Bending, Shear and Twisting: A Three Di-mensional Finite Element Study,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 104, No. 4, 2000, pp. 387-407.
 A. T. Zehnder and C.-Y. Hui, “Stress Intensity Factors for Plate Bending and Shearing Problems,” Journal of Applied Mechan-ics, Vol. 61, No. 3, 1994, pp. 719-722.doi:10.1115/1.2901522
 G. R. Irwin, “Analysis of Stresses and Strains near the End of a crack Trav-ersing a Plate,” Journal of applied Mechanics, 1957, Vol. 24, pp. 361-364