The factors contributing to the residual strength of a thermomechanically-fatigued SiC fiber-reinforced metal matrix composite were assessed based on fracture surface features. The estimated residual strength was found to be in reasonable agreement with the measured value.
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Schmidt, C.G., Kanazawa, C.H. & Shockey, D.A. Residual strength of a thermomechanically fatigued TIMETAL 21S/SCS-6 composite. JMEP 4, 624–626 (1995) doi:10.1007/BF02649596
- composite, fatigue
- metal-matrix composite
- residual strength