Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 35–44 | Cite as

Nonequilibrium statistical foundation of fatigue fracture

  • Xing Xiusan


The physical foundation of statistical law of fatigue fracture is discussed. The universal forms of the microcrack growth rate, fluctuation growth coefficient and distribution function and fatigue life distribution function have been given.

Key Words

microcrack evolution equation microscopic mechanism microcrack distribution function fatigue life distribution function 


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© Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xing Xiusan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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