Fatigue of Materials

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 29, 1998 - Technology & Engineering
Written by a leading researcher in the field, this revised and updated second edition of a highly successful book provides an authoritative, comprehensive and unified treatment of the mechanics and micromechanisms of fatigue in metals, non-metals and composites. The author discusses the principles of cyclic deformation, crack initiation and crack growth by fatigue, covering both microscopic and continuum aspects. The book begins with discussions of cyclic deformation and fatigue crack initiation in monocrystalline and polycrystalline ductile alloys as well as in brittle and semi-/non-crystalline solids. Total life and damage-tolerant approaches are then introduced in metals, non-metals and composites followed by more advanced topics. The book includes an extensive bibliography and a problem set for each chapter, together with worked-out example problems and case studies. This will be an important reference for anyone studying fracture and fatigue in materials science and engineering, mechanical, civil, nuclear and aerospace engineering, and biomechanics.
 

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Contents

Preface
Cyclic deformation inductile single
Cyclic deformation in polycrystalline ductile solids 3 1 Effects ofgrain boundaries andmultipleslip 3 1 1 Monocrystalline versus polycrystalline FCC ...
Cyclic deformation and crack initiation in brittle solids
Cyclic deformation andcrack initiationin
TOTALLIFE APPROACHES 7 Stresslife approach 7 1 The fatiguelimit 7 2 Mean stress effectsonfatigue life
critical Strainlife approach 8 1 Strainbased approachtototal life 8 1 1 Separation of lowcycle andhighcycle fatigue
Fracture mechanics andits implicationsfor fatigue
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Fatigue crack initiation inductilesolids 4 1 Surface roughness andfatiguecrack initiation 4 1 1 Earlier observations and viewpoints 4 1 2 Electron micr...
ADVANCEDTOPICS 13 Contact fatigue sliding rollingand fretting 13 1 Basic terminology
Retardation and transients
corrosionfatigue and creepfatigue
Appendix
Author index
Subject index

matrix composite 3 11 Layered composites subjected to thermalcycling 3 11 1 Thermoelastic deformation ofa bilayer

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