Fatigue and Environment-Assisted Fracture

  • Emmanuel E. GdoutosEmail author
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 263)


It was first realized in the middle of the nineteenth century that engineering components and structures often fail when subjected to repeated fluctuating loads whose magnitude is well below the critical load under monotonic loading.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academy of AthensAthensGreece

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