1. Concepts of Material Fatigue

  1. Christian Lalanne

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611968.ch1

Fatigue Damage: Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Volume 4, Second Edition

Fatigue Damage: Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Volume 4, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lalanne, C. (2009) Concepts of Material Fatigue, in Fatigue Damage: Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Volume 4, Second Edition, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611968.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848211254

Online ISBN: 9780470611968

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Keywords:

  • machine elements;
  • dynamic loads;
  • crystalline appearance;
  • localized stresses;
  • local plastic deformation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of dynamic loads (or stresses)

  • Damage arising from fatigue

  • Characterization of endurance of materials

  • Factors of influence

  • Other representations of S–N curves

  • Prediction of fatigue life of complex structures

  • Fatigue in composite materials