' a very valuable contribution to the literature which should be read by anyone with a serious interest in the boundary element method, and is essential reading for those applying the method to fracture mechanics.' R.J. Feune, Engineering Computations, Fall 1988. 'The book is an excellent contribution to the title problem and is recommended to anyone contemplating numerical techniques for fracture problems.' J.C.F. Telles, Zentralblatt für Mathematik und Ihre Grenzgebiete/Mathematical Abstracts, Vol. 648.Cruse, Thomas A. is the author of 'Boundary Element Analysis in Computational Fracture Mechanics' with ISBN 9789024736140 and ISBN 9024736145.