Parametric analysis of fatigue under random loading

Ghoshal, S and Sunder, R (1989) Parametric analysis of fatigue under random loading. Technical Report. Structural Sciences Division, Bangalore, India.

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A software package was developed to perform estimates of life to fatigue crack initiation in metals under random loading using cycle-by-cycle local stress strain analysis. This involves simulation of notch root stress-strain history under arbitrary, axial, elastic nominal stress excursions. Low cycle fatigue constants for the material and notch stress concentration factor are used as inputs for the analysis. The scftware provides a choice of five different graphical outputs. It was implemented on a PDP 11/73 using Fortran'77 and graphical output was obtained using data transfer to AutoCAD on an IBM PC compatible.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fatigue analysis;Random loading;Rainflow;Parametric analysis; Fatigue damage;Cumulative damage
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Depositing User: Poornima Narayana
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:15

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