Fundamentals of metal fatigue analysis
Prentice Hall, 1990 - Technology & Engineering - 273 pages
The first book to present current methods and techniques of fatigue analysis, with a focus on developing basic skills for selecting appropriate analytical techniques. Contains numerous worked examples, chapter summaries, and problems. (vs. Fuchs/Stevens).
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