Review of Contemporary Approaches to Fatigue Damage Analysis

  • D. F. Socie
  • JoDean Morrow
Part of the Sagamore Army Materials Research Conference Proceedings book series (SAMC, volume 24)


A review of current methods for fatigue damage analysis employing smooth specimen materials data for predicting the service life of components and structures subjected to variable loading will be presented. It is written for the beginner in this area of fatigue damage analysis rather than for experienced practitioners. Special emphasis is placed on the detailed elements of the analysis, as well as the overall pattern for synthesizing these elements into a working computer-based program.


Fatigue Life Fatigue Damage Notch Root Load History Smooth Specimen 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. F. Socie
    • 1
  • JoDean Morrow
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical and Applied MechanicsUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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