Accession Number : AD0753686

Title :   An Analytical and Experimental Study of Thermal Ratcheting,

Corporate Author : CONNECTICUT UNIV STORRS DEPT OF METALLURGY

Personal Author(s) : Swaroop,A. V. A. ; McEvily,A. J. , Jr

Report Date : OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : A three-bar assembly was used to simulate experimentally ratcheting behavior of loaded structural components subjected to non-uniform thermal cycling. The existing theories have been extended, and a high degree of correlation is obtained between the improved theory and experimental results. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STEEL, THERMAL STRESSES), (*FATIGUE(MECHANICS), *THERMAL STRESSES), DEFORMATION, STRUCTURES

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE