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Multiple-Site Damage in Riveted Lap Joints – Experimental Observations

  • Andrzej Skorupa
  • Małgorzata Skorupa
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Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 189)

Abstract

The present chapter is divided into two sections. In Sect. 8.1, two passenger aircraft accidents due to multiple-site damage (MSD) of riveted lap joints are described in detail. Section 8.2 presents some results of experimental investigations into MSD performed on full-scale fuselage panels and lap joint specimens.

Keywords

Fatigue Crack Fatigue Life Crack Growth Rate Residual Strength Total Fatigue Life 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Skorupa
    • 1
  • Małgorzata Skorupa
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and RoboticsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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