Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures

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Edited By: Youshi Hong (Editor-in-Chief), Richard W. Neu and Filippo Berto (Editors) and Yukitaka Murakami (Editor-at-Large)

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 33/132 (Engineering Mechanical); 110/271 (Materials Science Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1460-2695


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  1. Original Contributions

    1. An investigation on friction spot welding of AA2198-T8 thin sheets

      P. A. F. de Barros, L. C. Campanelli, N. G. Alcântara and J. F. Dos Santos

      Version of Record online: 10 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12512

    2. Prediction on fatigue life of U-notched PMMA plate

      W. Liu, X. Yao, Y. Ma, X. Chen, G. Guo and L. Ma

      Version of Record online: 9 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12507

    3. Evaluation of dynamic fracture toughness parameters of locomotive axle steel by instrumented Charpy impact test

      A. P. Sorochak, P. O. Maruschak, O. P. Yasniy, T. Vuherer and S. V. Panin

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12510

    4. Resonant fatigue test bench for shaft testing

      J I Huertas, N Navarrete, M Giraldo, J D Uribe and J J Gasca

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12500


      • Methodology to design high-frequency resonant plates for axle fatigue test
      • Use of finite element analysis and topological optimization
      • Design of resonant plates to induce high flexural or torsional moments
      • Perform crankshafts fatigue tests with 50% reduction in time duration
    5. Thermodynamic entropy generation in the course of the fatigue crack initiation

      V Ontiveros, M Amiri, A Kahirdeh and M Modarres

      Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12506

    6. An investigation of T-stresses in a plate with an inclined crack under biaxial loadings

      X.-T. Miao, C.-Y Zhou, F. Lv, J. Li and X.-H. He

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12508

    7. CTOD-R Curve Tests of API 5L X90 By SENT Specimen Using a Modified Normalization Method

      L. Z. Kong, X. Y. Zhou, L. Q. Chen, K. Huang and H. T. Peng

      Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12499

    8. Interaction effect of adjacent small defects on the fatigue limit of a medium carbon steel

      M. Åman, S. Okazaki, H. Matsunaga, G.B. Marquis and H. Remes

      Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12482

    9. Analytical and numerical investigation of the stiffness matrix for edge-cracked circular shafts

      Y. Li, S. Cao, R. Dimitri, N. Fantuzzi and F. Tornabene

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12503

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      Measurement and prediction of CTOD in austenitic stainless steel

      W Khor, P L Moore, H G Pisarski, M Haslett and C J Brown

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12487

    11. Fatigue performance of dual-phase steels for automotive wheel application

      S. Majumdar, S. Roy and K. K. Ray

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12491

    12. Experimental and numerical analysis of thermal striping in automotive brake discs

      L. Augustins, F. Hild, R. Billardon and S. Boudevin

      Version of Record online: 11 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12495

    13. Fatigue crack growth prediction in nuclear piping using Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation

      R. Rastogi, S. Ghosh, A. K. Ghosh, K. K. Vaze and P. K. Singh

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12486

    14. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
    15. Fatigue crack growth resistance of 7075 Al alloy after equal channel angular pressing

      S M Ghalehbandi, A Fallahi-Arezodar and H Hosseini-Toudeshky

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12472

    16. Influence of high speed on crack propagation path in thin rim gears

      F. Curà, A. Mura and C. Rosso

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12481

    17. Fatigue tests of notched specimens made from butt joints at steel

      C. Fischer, W. Fricke and C. M. Rizzo

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12473

    18. A fretting damage correction factor applicable to the McDiarmid criterion of plain high-cycle fatigue

      M. Nesládek, M. Španiel, J. Kuželka, J. Jurenka and K. Doubrava

      Version of Record online: 24 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12470

    19. An extrapolation method to determine the effective notch stress in circular hollow section X-joints

      M. R. Pradana, X. Qian, S. Swaddiwudhipong and W. Shen

      Version of Record online: 19 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12476

    20. Probabilistic crack trajectory analysis by a dimension reduction method

      X Y Long, C Jiang, X Han, W Gao, X G Wang and M Z Hou

      Version of Record online: 1 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12469

    21. Fatigue reliability analysis for vibroseis baseplates

      Z.Q. Huang, Z. Chen, Q. Li, S. Jing, G. Li and Z.F. Tao

      Version of Record online: 27 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12467

  2. Technical Note

    1. Evaluation of the strain energy density control volume for a nanoscale singular stress field

      P Gallo, T Sumigawa, T Kitamura and F Berto

      Version of Record online: 21 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12468

  3. Original Contributions

    1. A simple damage model for concrete considering irreversible mode-II microcracks

      Z. Yu, Z. Shan, Z. Ouyang and F. Guo

      Version of Record online: 8 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12459

    2. Ductile tearing simulation of Battelle pipe test using simplified stress-modified fracture strain concept

      H.-W. Ryu, K.-D. Bae, Y.-J. Kim, J.-J. Han, J.-S. Kim and P. J. Budden

      Version of Record online: 8 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12456

    3. The multiaxial weld root fatigue of butt welded joints subjected to uniaxial loading

      M. Khurshid, Z. Barsoum, I. Barsoum and T. Däuwel

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12444

    4. Fatigue strength assessment of laser stake-welded T-joints subjected to reversed bending

      D. Frank, P. Dissel, H. Remes, J. Romanoff and O. Klostermann

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12442

    5. In situ characterization of humidity effect on the fatigue damage evolution of a cast aluminium alloy

      Wenkai Li, C.C. Engler-Pinto Jr., Haitao Cui, Weidong Wen and Xuming Su

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12441

    6. On the design and test of equivalent configurations for notch and fretting fatigue

      J. A. Araújo, F. C. Castro, S. Pommier, J. Bellecave and J. Meriaux

      Version of Record online: 29 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12435

    7. A coupled FE–EFG approach for modelling crack growth in ductile materials

      A. S. Shedbale, I. V. Singh and B. K Mishra

      Version of Record online: 29 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12423


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