Fatigue and Fracture


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Fatigue and Fracture
101130410111191011120Fatigue and FractureFailure due to fatigue and fracture is the primary threat to the integrity, safety, and performance of nearly all highly stressed mechanical structures and machineries. It can have major negative consequences, including serious injury or loss of life, severe environmental damage, and substantial economic loss. The fatigue failure occurs when a material is subjected to repeated loading and unloading that are above a certain threshold. For example, the elements of the structures in spacecraft, gas turbine, automobiles, pipelines and pressure vessels, and ships that are subjected t…
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Warren C. Young; Richard G. Budynas; Ali M. Sadegh: Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition. Fatigue and Fracture, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export