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Residual strength of a thermomechanically fatigued TIMETAL 21S/SCS-6 composite

  • C. G. Schmidt
  • C. H. Kanazawa
  • D. A. Shockey
Testing and Evaluation

Abstract

The factors contributing to the residual strength of a thermomechanically-fatigued SiC fiber-reinforced metal matrix composite were assessed based on fracture surface features. The estimated residual strength was found to be in reasonable agreement with the measured value.

Keywords

composite, fatigue metal-matrix composite residual strength titanium 

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© ASM International 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. G. Schmidt
    • 1
  • C. H. Kanazawa
    • 1
  • D. A. Shockey
    • 1
  1. 1.SRI InternationalMenlo ParkUSA

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