Physics of Failure

  • Horst Czichos


This chapter considers materials integrity in technical applications and analyzes loads and environmental influences leading eventually to materials deterioration and may cause defects, faults, and failures of structures, systems, and components.


Fatigue Life Fatigue Strength Failure Probability Corrosion Fatigue Interference Model 
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    Czichos, H., Saito, T., Smith, L. (eds.): Springer Handbook of Metrology and Testing. Springer, Heidelberg (2011)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beuth Hochschule für TechnikBerlinGermany

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