Mixed-Mode Creep and Creep/Fatigue Crack Growth

  • T. H. Hyde
  • A. C. Chambers
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


Pure mode-I, pure mode-II and mixed-mode fatigue, creep and creep/fatigue crack growth tests have been carried out on Jethete M152, an aeroengine casing material, at 550°C. A reasonably good correlation of the creep crack growth rates was obtained using the C* parameter. Simple superposition of fatigue and creep crack growth results underestimates the creep/fatigue crack growth rates.


Crack Growth Rate Fatigue Crack Growth Creep Crack Growth Creep Crack Growth Rate Vector Summation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. H. Hyde
    • 1
  • A. C. Chambers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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