5. The S-N Approach

  1. Tom Lassen and
  2. Naman Récho

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch5

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

How to Cite

Lassen, T. and Récho, N. (2006) The S-N Approach, in Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch5

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:

  • fatigue-limit state;
  • elementary joints;
  • safety margin;
  • fabrication quality;
  • linear regression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and objectives

  • Method, assumptions and important factors

  • Mathematics for damage calculations

  • S-N curves related to various stress definitions

  • Some comments on finite element analysis

  • Current rule and regulations

  • The industrial case: an offshore loading buoy

  • References