International Applied Mechanics

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 315–325 | Cite as

Solving Fatigue Problems for Reversed and Repeated Biaxial Combined Stress Cycles


An approach to the analysis of the limit state and the fatigue life of simplest structural members subject to a combination of inphase cyclic tension/compression and cyclic torsion or a combination of cyclic bending and cyclic torsion is proposed. The solution is constructed using a limit-state model that relates the fatigue strengths in terms of a power transcendental function. The calculated results are validated experimentally for solid prismatic rods and thin-walled tubes subject to fatigue failure


high-cycle fatigue fatigue life solid prismatic bar thin-walled tube combined loading cyclic tension/compression cyclic torsion cyclic bending 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.S. P. Timoshenko Institute of MechanicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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