Accession Number : AD0746121
Title : Four Basic Types of Metal Fatigue.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C INST FOR THE STUDY OF FATIGUE FRACTURE AND STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY
Personal Author(s) : Wood,William A.
Report Date : JUN 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 99
Abstract : Confusion at present existing in the literature about how fatigue cracks originate and grow can be resolved by distinguishing between four basic types of fatigue, each with a distinctive mode of crack initiation and growth. Each type is illustrated by scanning electron microscopy. (Author)
Descriptors : (*METALS, *FATIGUE(MECHANICS)), ALLOYS, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, CRACKS, CRACK PROPAGATION, ULTRASONIC PROPERTIES, RADIOGRAPHY, MICROSTRUCTURE, ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE