Fatigue


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Fatigue
FatigueEngineers have long recognized that subjecting a metallic member to a large number of stress cycles will result in fracture of the member at stresses much lower than those required for failure under static conditions. The term fatigue is used to describe this failure mode due to repeated cycles of stress. Modern investigators would probably use a term such as progressive fracture instead of the term fatigue.On the basis of this testing, two very interesting conclusions have been reached: 1. The number of c…
Citation
William Nash; Merle Potter: Schaum’s Outline of Strength of Materials, Fifth Edition. Fatigue, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011 1998 1994 1972), AccessEngineering Export