Small Fatigue Cracks : A Statement of the Problem and Potential Solutions

@inproceedings{Ritchie1986SmallFC,
  title={Small Fatigue Cracks : A Statement of the Problem and Potential Solutions},
  author={Robert O Ritchie and James Lankford},
  year={1986}
}
The current status o f the problem of small cracks in fatigue is presented. Several classes o f small cracks are distinguished, and their individual characteristics described. Specifically, for cracks small compared with microstructural size scales, for cracks small compared with the ex tent o f local plasticity or for cracks which are either chemically or physically small (e.g. about 1 mm or less), comments are made on the origins o f differences in behavior between large and small cracks, on… CONTINUE READING

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