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Characterization of Random Fatigue Loads

  • I. Rychlik
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 334)

Abstract

The general approach in fatigue life prediction is to relate the fatigue life of a construction, subjected to a random load, to laboratory fatigue experiments of simple specimens subjected to constant amplitude load, so called S-N data. Therefore, it is necessary to define amplitudes of equivalent “load cycles” S k , which are functions of the sequence of maxima and minima in the load, and assume a damage rule, i.e. a method to measure the damage caused by each simple cycle.

Keywords

Gaussian Process Local Extreme Total Damage Counting Distribution Cycle Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Rychlik
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LundLundSweden

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