The Phenomena of Non-Proportionality in Loading Fatigue

  • Dariusz SkibickiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Chapter presents the influence of non-proportionality on various physical phenomena that accompany the fatigue process, and they include the formation of specific properties in the microstructure of metals, the resulting strengthening of material, the initiation and development of cracks, and last but not least, the influence of non-proportionality on important exploitation features of machine parts as well as fatigue life and strength.


Dislocations structures Development of cracks Fatigue life and strength Additional cyclic hardening 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Technology and Life ScienceBydgoszczPoland

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