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Fatigue of Steel Plated Structures

  • K. Yamada
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 358)

Abstract

When steel plated structures are subjected to repeated stress cycles, they are to be designed for fatigue. Various fatigue tests with small or large scale test specimens are carried out, some of which are presented in the text as examples. Fatigue assessment procedures based on design S-N curves and fracture mechanics approach are demonstrated with examples. Finally, fatigue life evaluations of existing steel plated structures based on service stress measurements are described.

Keywords

Fatigue Crack Fatigue Life Fatigue Test Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Fatigue Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Yamada
    • 1
  1. 1.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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