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Topics in Fracture and Fatigue

  • 346 Pages
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  • English
Springer New York , New York, NY
Engineering, Applied Mech
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Fracture in structural materials remains a vital consideration in engineering systems, affecting the reliability of machines throughout their lives. Impressive advances in both the theoretical understanding of fracture mechanisms and practical developments that offer possibilities of control have re-shaped the subject over the past four decades. The contributors to this volume, including some of the most prominent researchers in the field, give their long-range perspectives of the research on the fracture of solids and its achievements. The subjects covered in this volume include: statistics of brittle fracture, transition of fracture from brittle to ductile, mechanics and mechanisms of ductile separation of heterogenous solids, the crack tip environment in ductile fracture, and mechanisms and mechanics of fatigue. Materials considered range from the usual structural solids to composites. The chapters include both theoretical points of view and discussions of key experiments. Contributors include: from MIT, A.S. Argon, D.M. Parks; from Cambridge, M.F. Ashby; from U.C. Santa Barbara, A.G. Evans, R. McMeeking; from Glasgow, J. Hancock; from Harvard, J.W. Hutchinson, J.R. Rice; from Sheffield, K.J. Miller; from Brown, A. Needleman; from the Ecole des Mines, A. Pineau; from U.C. Berkeley, R.O. Ritchie; and from Copenhagen, V. Tvergaard.

Statementedited by A.S. Argon
LC ClassificationsTA349-359
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (x, 346 pages 152 illustrations)
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Open LibraryOL27092294M
ISBN 101461277264, 1461229340
ISBN 139781461277262, 9781461229346

The subjects covered in this volume include: statistics of brittle fracture, transition of fracture from brittle to ductile, mechanics and mechanisms of ductile separation of heterogenous solids, the crack tip environment in ductile fracture, and mechanisms and mechanics of fatigue.

Fracture in structural materials remains a vital consideration in engineering systems, affecting the reliability of machines throughout their lives. Impressive advances in both the theoretical understanding of fracture mechanisms and practical developments that offer possibilities of control have Book Title Topics in Fracture and Fatigue.

Fracture and Fatigue Control in Structures will serve as an introduction to the field of fracture mechanics to practicing engineers, as well as seniors of beginning graduate students.

This field has become increasingly important to the engineering community. In recent years, structural failures and the desire for increased safety and /5(7). ISBN: X X OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Peierls framework for analysis of dislocation nucleation from a crack tip / J.R.

Rice, G.E. Beltz, and Y. Sun --Advances in characterization of elastic-plastic crack-tip fields / D.M. Parks --Constraint and stress state effects in ductile fracture / J.W.

Composite Materials, Volume 5: Fracture and Fatigue covers the concepts, theories, and experiments on fracture and fatigue behavior of composite materials. The book discusses the fracture of particulate composites, including metal, polymer, and ceramic matrices; relates micromechanics effects to composite strength; and summarizes the various Book Edition: 1.

Practical applications and examples of fracture control in weldments, process piping, aircraft systems, and high-temperature crack growth and thermos-mechanical fatigue are also included.

For information on the print version of Vol ISBNfollow this link. Mechanics of Fatigue addresses the range of topics concerning damage, fatigue, and fracture of engineering materials and structures. The core of this resource builds upon the synthesis of micro- and macro-mechanics of fracture.

In micromechanics, both the modeling of mechanical phenomena on the level of material structure and the continuous. On Fracture Mechanics A major objective of engineering design is the determination of the geometry and dimensions of machine or structural elements and the selection of material in such a way that the elements perform their operating function in an efficient, safe and economic manner.

For this reason the results of stress analysis are coupled with an appropriate failure criterion. Book Description Studentlitteratur AB. Paperback. Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Failure Fracture Fatigue: An Introduction, Tore Dahlberg, Anders Ekberg, Designing vehicles, machines and other mechanical structures so they are safe and reliable requires a guarantee that failure will not : $ Fatigue of structures and materials covers a wide scope of different topics.

The purpose of the present book is to explain these Topics in Fracture and Fatigue book, to indicate how they can be analyzed, and how this can contribute to the designing of fatigue resistant structures and to prevent structural fatigue problems in s: Emphasizes applications of fracture mechanics to prevent fracture and fatigue failures in structures, rather than the theoretical aspects of fracture mechanics.

The concepts of driving force and resistance force are used to differentiate between the mathematical side and the materials side. Case studies of actual failures are new to the third edition.

Fracture and Fatigue: Elasto-Plasticity, Thin Sheet and Micromechanisms Problems covers the proceedings of the Third Colloquium on Fracture. The book discusses the development and applications of fracture mechanics.

The contents of the text are Book Edition: 1. The papers cover a wide range of topics related to fracture and damage mechanics. Studies on failure analysis, fracture mechanics, composites, micromechanics, multiscale modeling as well as probabilistic aspects, computer modeling methods, and non-linear problems are presented for a wide range of structural materials, both monolithic and composite.

Notch Fracture Mechanics is associated with the volumetric method which postulates that fracture requires a physical volume. Since fatigue also needs a physical process volume, Notch Fracture Mechanics can easily be extended to fatigue emanating from a stress concentration.

This book emphasizes the physical and practical aspects of fatigue and fracture. It covers mechanical properties of materials, differences between ductile and brittle fractures, fracture mechanics, the basics of fatigue, structural joints, high temperature failures, wear, environmentally-induced failures, and steps in the failure analysis process.

In recent years there has been increasing interest in the causes and prevention of overuse injuries, specifically stress fractures. Musculoskeletal Fatigue and Stress Fractures is the only comprehensive book published in the past 25 years that integrates the most recent basic and clinical research and epidemiological findings related to stress frac.

The typical pattern of the crack growth rate is shown in Figurewhere three regions can be region I, crack growth is not observed if the maximum energy release rate is smaller than the fatigue threshold of the energy release rate, G region III, the crack growth rate increases because the maximum energy release rate approaches the fracture toughness.

Investigation of linear elastic and elastic-plastic fracture mechanics. Topics include microstructural effects on fracture in metals, ceramics, polymers, thin films, biological materials and composites, toughening mechanisms, crack growth resistance and creep fracture.

Also covered: interface fracture mechanics, fatigue damage and dislocation substructures in single crystals, stress- and Author: Prof.

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Subra Suresh. Fracture mechanics based fatigue limit. Fracture mechanics analyses can be applied in order to determine crack initiation S–N curves (see Chapter ).

In principle the initial crack size can be adjusted such that the simulated number of load cycles up to a crack extension of or 1 mm is identical to that obtained in the S–N.

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Micromechanisms of Fracture and Fatigue forms the culmination of 20 years of research in the field of fatigue and fracture.

It discusses a range of topics and comments on the state of the art for each. The first part is devoted to models of deformation and fracture of perfect crystals. With an eye on new technology and a concern for safety and durability in engineering design, this book covers the entire area of mechanical behavior of materials from a practical engineering viewpoint, providing a single-source introductory analysis with specific coverage on materials testing, yield criteria, stress-based fatigue, fracture.

Fracture mechanics and its implications for fatigue Fatigue crack growth in ductile solids Fatigue crack growth in brittle solids Fatigue crack growth in noncrystalline solids --pt.

Advanced Topics Contact fatigue: sliding, rolling and fretting Retardation and transients in fatigue. Read 28 answers by scientists with 29 recommendations from their colleagues to the question asked by Ahmed Waleed on   There are several textbooks with different levels of coverage.

But a really effective way would be to get an industry standard and work through that. I would suggest that you find one relevant to your industry of interest. The most obvious one. 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.

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The chapters cover a wide spectrum of topics, including design, engineering, testing and computational evaluation of the components or systems for fatigue, durability, and fracture mechanics. The contents of this book will appeal not only to academic researchers, but also to design engineers, failure analysts, maintenance engineers.

Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 25th Polish National Conference on „Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics”, May, Fojutowo, Poland. The 45 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Fatigue of Materials, Chapter 2: Fracture Behaviour of Materials,Chapter 3: Other Aspects of Material Strength.

Fracture mechanics characterization of creep fatigue; Case study of failure in power generation equipment, autovalves; Fatigue at Interfaces Fatigue fracture parallel to a bimaterial interface; Fatigue fracture normal to a bimaterial interface; Fatigue of coatings; Thermomechanical fatigue of coated and layered materials; Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics in FEA.

Fatigue failure occurs when a material is subjected to repeated loading and unloading cycles. The level of stresses present to cause failure may be well below values considered safe for a single static load application. The critical fatigue initiation is usually at a very localized site and may be a result.

Offered as Required Credit Hours: Prerequisites: AE or ME Catalog Description: Brittle and ductile fracture criteria. Failure prediction in composite structures. Free-edge and internal delamination. Anisotropic cracks. Fatigue behavior of composites and comparison with metal fatigue.

Crosslisted with AE, CHE, and MSE. Application of fracture mechanics to determine the remaining fatigue life of a component will be discussed in depth, as well as use of fracture mechanics to determine the design fatigue life of pressurized components for new construction of pressure vessels fabricated to ASME BPV Code, Section VIII, Division 3 requirements.Author Guidelines.

1. GENERAL. Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures (FFEMS) encompasses the broad topic of structural integrity which is founded on the mechanics of fatigue and fracture, and is concerned with the reliability and effectiveness of various materials and structural components of any scale or geometry.

The editors publish original contributions that will.Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Volume (STP ) Details 37 peer-reviewed papers focus on two significant topics within damage tolerance: structural assessment and fatigue .