A proposed mechanism of fatigue failure

  • F. R. Shanley
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Some years ago the author suggested the possibility of a phenomenon which, if it exists at all, would explain the formation of fatigue cracks [16]. In this paper the proposed mechanism will be described and compared with some of the available experimental evidence.


Plastic Strain Fatigue Crack Fatigue Life Slip Plane Fatigue Failure 
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