Multiaxial Fatigue



Uniaxial loads are not that common as it would be expected. In most real cases stresses acting on a work piece or on a part of it are not uniaxial even dough the external load are uniaxial. It suffices to consider a component with a hole or a discontinuity where localized triaxial stress state develops. Besides the localized triaxiality, multiaxial loading represents the most general working condition for real components subjected to stresses acting simultaneously in different directions or, which is equivalent, to combined bending and torsion


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