3. Experimental Methods and Data Analysis

  1. Tom Lassen and
  2. Naman Récho

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch3

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

How to Cite

Lassen, T. and Récho, N. (2006) Experimental Methods and Data Analysis, in Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209545

Online ISBN: 9780470612149

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Keywords:

  • complex problem;
  • experimental lifetime data;
  • factor concept;
  • experimental results;
  • measurements techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and objectives

  • Overview of various types of tests

  • Stress-life testing (S-N testing) of welded joints

  • Testing to determine the parameters in the strain-life equation

  • Crack growth tests - guidelines for test setup and specimen monitoring

  • Elementary statistical methods

  • References