HEAT-SOURCE-INITIATED THERMOELASTIC STATE OF A SEMIINFINITE PLATE WITH AN EDGE CRACKS. Ya. Matysyak,a A. A. Evtushenko,b and V. M. Zelenyakc DC 539.377 A study is made of the influence of the internal heat source on the factors of intensity of the stresses at the tip of an arbitrarily oriented edge cut in a homogeneous half-plane. aWarsaw University, Warsaw, Poland; bYa. S. Podstrigach Institute of Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, L'vov, Ukraine; Polytechnic Institute, Lodz, Poland; c"L'vovskaya Politekhnika" Technical University, L'vov, Ukraine; email: email@example.com. Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 134-137, March-April, 2003. Original article submitted May 23, 2002; revision submitted August 26, 2002.