Elements of Fatigue and Related Mechanisms
In Chapter 4, we focussed on overstress. We presented the Load-Strength interference concept as a method to evaluate reliability and only briefly discussed the time regime as it related to this concept. We will now turn our attention to wear out, beginning with fatigue. Wear out failures result from degradation of component strength over time. In fatigue, this occurs by crack development followed by failure by fracture.
KeywordsFatigue Crack Stress Intensity Factor Fatigue Life Solder Joint Fatigue Strength
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