Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 193–226 | Cite as

Fatigue: A complex subject—Some simple approximations

Both ends of the fatigue spectrum are covered in this lecture. On the one hand, the present state of understanding of the mechanism is reviewed and the complexity of the process observed. On the other hand, some approximations useful in design are outlined and their application illustrated
  • S. S. Manson
The William M. Murray lecture, 1964


Fatigue Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Simple Approximation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Manson
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  1. 1.Materials and Structures Division, Lewis Research CenterNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationCleveland

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