Chapter 7. Modeling Crack Propagation Accounting for Microstructural Features

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Krupp

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610686.ch7

Fatigue Crack Propagation in Metals and Alloys: Microstructural Aspects and Modelling Concepts

Fatigue Crack Propagation in Metals and Alloys: Microstructural Aspects and Modelling Concepts

How to Cite

Krupp, U. (2007) Modeling Crack Propagation Accounting for Microstructural Features, in Fatigue Crack Propagation in Metals and Alloys: Microstructural Aspects and Modelling Concepts, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610686.ch7

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, FH Osnabrück - University of Applied Sciences, Albrechtstrasse 30, 49076 Osnabrück, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315376

Online ISBN: 9783527610686

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Keywords:

  • fatigue crack propagation;
  • metal;
  • alloy;
  • fatigue life assessment;
  • modeling of short-crack propagation;
  • modeling dwell-time cracking;
  • microstructural features

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Strategies of Fatigue Life Assessment

  • Modeling of Short-Crack Propagation

    • Short-Crack Models: An Overview

    • Model of Navarro and de los Rios

  • Numerical Modeling of Short-Crack Propagation by Means of a Boundary Element Approach

    • Basic Modeling Concept

    • Slip Transmission in Polycrystalline Microstructures

    • Simulation of Microcrack Propagation in Synthetic Polycrystalline Microstructures

    • Transition from Mode II to Mode I Crack Propagation

    • Future Aspects of Applying the Boundary Element Method to Short-Fatigue-Crack Propagation

  • Modeling Dwell-Time Cracking: A Grain-Boundary Diffusion Approach