Multiaxial Fatigue and Fracture

Hardcover | September 6, 1999

byE. Macha, W. Bedkowski, T. Lagoda

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This volume contains 18 papers selected from 90 presented at the Fifth International Conference on Biaxial/Multiaxial Fatigue and Fracture held in Cracow, Poland 8-12 September 1997. The papers in this book deal with theoretical, computational and experimental aspects of the multiaxial fatigue and fracture of engineering materials and structures. The papers are divided into the following four categories: 1. Proportional cyclic loading 2. Non-proportional cyclic loading 3. Variable amplitude and random loading 4. Crack growth Most papers in this publication talk about the behaviour of constructional materials and elements of machines under non-proportional loading and under variable amplitude and random loading, which are more realistic load histories met in industrial practice. Variable amplitude loading under cyclic load with basic frequency and random loading under load with a continuous band of frequency is classified here. This book gives a review of the latest world success and directions of investigations on multiaxial fatigue and fracture. More and more often publications are results of the co-operation of researchers from different laboratories and countries. Seven out of eighteen papers included here were worked out by international authors teams. This is a symptom of the times, when science and investigations know no borders.

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This volume contains 18 papers selected from 90 presented at the Fifth International Conference on Biaxial/Multiaxial Fatigue and Fracture held in Cracow, Poland 8-12 September 1997. The papers in this book deal with theoretical, computational and experimental aspects of the multiaxial fatigue and fracture of engineering materials and ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:275 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 6, 1999Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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Proportional Cyclic Loading Modelling threshold conditions for cracks under tension/torsion loading (Y.G. Matvienkoet al.). Fatigue and fracture of plane elements with sharp notches under biaxial loading (K.L. Molski, A. Seweryn)

Non-Proportional Cyclic Loading Nonproportional low cycle fatigue of 6061 aluminium alloy under 14 strain paths (T. Itohet al.). Weakest link theory and multiaxial criteria (J. Liu). Thermomechanical deformation behaviour of IN 738 LC and SC 16 (J. Meersmannet al.). A mesoscopic approach for fatigue life prediction under multiaxial loading (F. Morelet al.). Development of a high-temperature biaxial fatigue testing machine using a crucifrom specimen (T. Ogata, Y. Takahashi)

Variable Amplitude and Random Loading Comparison of variance and damage indicator methods for prediction of the fracture plane orientation in multiaxial fatigue (W. Bedkowskiet al.). Critical fracture plane under multiaxial random loading by means of euler angles averaging (A. Carpinteriet al.). Application of biaxial plasticity and damage modelling to the life prediction and testing of automotive components (P. Heyeset al.). Overview of the state of the art on multiaxial fatigue of welds (C.M. Sonsino)

Crack Growth A two dimensional analysis of mixed-mode rolling contact fatigue crack growth in rails (S. Bogdańskiet al.). Stress intensity factors for semi-elliptical surface cracks in round bars subjected to mode I (bending) and mode III (torsion) loading (M. de Fonteet al.). Calculation of stress intensity factors for cracks subjected to arbitrary non-linear stress fields (H. Jakubczak, G. Glinka). Author index. Subject index.

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Antoine Chateauminois, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industriell
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