Accession Number : ADA186947

Title :   Applications of Energy Density Theory in Cyclic Plasticity.

Descriptive Note : Structures technical memo.,

Corporate Author : AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Paul, J ; Molent, L

PDF Url : ADA186947

Report Date : 25 Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : This paper discusses the application of energy density theory to a variety of problems associated with cyclic plasticity. Attention is focused on problems related to fatigue life enhancement procedures, and on understanding the mechanisms which govern failure. Keywords: Fracture mechanics, Fatigue, Life enhancement, Finite element analysis.

Descriptors :   *DENSITY, *ENERGY, *THEORY, CYCLES, FATIGUE LIFE, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), OPTIMIZATION, PLASTIC PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE