Fundamentals of Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation: A Review

  1. T.S. Srivatsan and
  2. M. Ashraf Imam
  1. C. S. Pande1,
  2. M.A. Imam1 and
  3. T. S. Srivatsan2

Published Online: 10 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781118013373.ch1

Fatigue of Materials: Advances and Emergences in Understanding

Fatigue of Materials: Advances and Emergences in Understanding

How to Cite

Pande, C. S., Imam, M.A. and Srivatsan, T. S. (2010) Fundamentals of Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation: A Review, in Fatigue of Materials: Advances and Emergences in Understanding (eds T.S. Srivatsan and M. A. Imam), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118013373.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Materials Science and Technology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, 4555 Overlook Avenue S.W., Washington DC 20375-5343, U. S. A.

  2. 2

    Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-3903, U.S.A

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943182

Online ISBN: 9781118013373

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Keywords:

  • fatigue;
  • metallic materials;
  • dislocations;
  • crack shielding;
  • threshold

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Crack Nucleation

  • Crack Propagation

  • Concluding Remarks