Fatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineering by J.j. XiongFatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineering by J.j. Xiong

Fatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineering

byJ.j. Xiong, R.a. Shenoi

Paperback | February 25, 2013

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Fatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineeringis an attempt to present an integrated and unified approach to reliability determination of fatigue and fracture behaviour, incorporating probability, statistics and other related areas.

A series of original and practical approaches, are suggested inFatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineering,including new techniques in determining fatigue and fracture performances. It also carries out an investigation into static and fatigue properties, and into the failure mechanisms of unnotched and notched CFR composite laminates with different lay-ups to optimize the stacking sequence effect. Further benefits include:

  • a novel convergence-divergence counting procedure to extract all load cycles from a load history of divergence-convergence waves;
  • practical scatter factor formulae to determine the safe fatigue crack initiation and propagation lives from the results of a single full-scale test of a complete structure; and
  • a nonlinear differential kinetic model for describing the dynamical behaviour of an atom at a fatigue crack tip.

Fatigue and Fracture Reliability Engineeringis intended for practising engineers in marine, civil construction, aerospace, offshore, automotive and chemical industries. It is also useful reading for researchers on doctoral programmes, and is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in any mechanically-oriented engineering discipline.

Professor J.J. Xiong is head of the Aircraft Structure Safety and Reliability Group in the School of Transportation Science and Engineering, professor and doctoral supervisor at Beihang University, China. He graduated in 1986 with a BSc degree from Northwest Polytechnic University, then worked for the Institute of Helicopter Design and...
Title:Fatigue and Fracture Reliability EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:February 25, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1447126254

ISBN - 13:9781447126256


Table of Contents

1. Deterministic Theorem on Fatigue and Fracture.- 2. Reliability and Confidence Levels of Fatigue Life.- 3. Principles Underpinning Reliability based Prediction of Fatigue and Fracture Behaviours.- 4. Data Treatment and Generation of Fatigue Load Spectrum.- 5. Reliability Design and Assessment for Total Structural Life.- 6. Reliability Prediction for Fatigue Damage and Residual Life in Composites.- 7. Chaotic Fatigue.