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Retardation effects due to overloads in aluminium-alloy aeronautical components
A. R. Maligno,R [1]. Citarella [2], V. V. Silberschmidt [3]
[1] Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering, University of Derby, Derby, UK
[2] Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Fisciano, SA, Italy
[3] Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Published in: Fatigue Fract Engng Mater Struct, 8 February 2017
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Effects of emergency and fired shut down on transient thermal fatigue life of a gas turbine casing
E. Poursaeidi, H. Bazvandi
University of Zanjan, Zanjan 45371-38791, Iran
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 100, 5 May 2016, Pages 453–461
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Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis of Internal Surface Crack on Pressure Vessels
Zhi-jie Li [1], Geng-yu Zhou [2], Guang-chen Jiao [1], Chun-lei Ma [1]
[1] Consys Group Limited
[2] Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute
18th National Conference on Fatigue and Fracture (NCFF2016), Zhengzhou, China, April 2016.
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Research on fatigue crack propagation in CT specimens subjected to loading modes I, II or III
Paulo Chambel [1], Rui F. Martins [1], Luís Reis [2]
Procedia Structural Integrity, Volume 1, 2016, Pages 134-141
[1] UNIDEMI, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Monte de Caparica, Portugal
[2] IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Published in: Procedia Structural Integrity, Volume 1, 2016, Pages 134-141. XV Portuguese Conference on Fracture, PCF 2016, 10-12 February 2016, Paco de Arcos, Portugal
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Damage tolerance approach for analyzing a helicopter main rotor blade
A.R. Shahania [1], S. Mohammadib [2]
[1] Department of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Pardis Street, Mollasadra Avenue, Vanak Square, P.O. Box 19395–1999 Tehran, Iran
[2] Department of Applied Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 57, November 2015, Pages 56–71
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Engineering fracture assessment of FV520B steel impeller subjected to dynamic loading
Qiaoguo Wua [1,2], Xuedong Chena [1], Zhichao Fana [1], Defu Niea [1,2], Jianhua Pana [1]
[1] National Safety Engineering Technology Research Center for Pressure Vessels and Pipelines, Anhui Province Safety Technology Laboratory for Pressure Vessels and Pipelines, Hefei General Machinery Research Institute, Hefei 230031, China
[2] National Key Laboratory of Compressor Technology, Hefei General Machinery Research Institute, Hefei 230031, China
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 146, September 2015, Pages 210–223
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Fatigue crack growth study of CFRP patch repaired Al 2014-T6 panel having an inclined center crack using FEA and DIC
R. Srilakshmia [1], M. Ramjia [1], Viswanath Chinthapentab [2]
[1] Engineering Optics Lab, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, India
[2] Micro-Mechanics Lab, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, India
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 134, January 2015, Pages 182–201
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FEM simulation of a crack propagation in a round bar under combined tension and torsion fatigue loading
R.Citarella, M.Lepore, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
A.Maligno, Institute for innovation in Sustainable Engineering, University of Derby, Quaker Way, DE1 3HD, Derby, UK
V.Shlyannikov, Researches Center for Power Engineering Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences, Lobachevsky Street, 2/31, 420111, Kazan, Russia
Published in: Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 31 (2015) 138-147; DOI: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.31.11
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Prediction of fatigue crack propagation lives of turbine discs with forging-induced initial cracks
Jianfu Hou, Ron Wescott, Marco Attia
Aerospace Division, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), 506 Lorimer Street, Fishermans Bend 3207, Australia
Published in: Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 131, November 2014, Pages 406–418
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Fatigue crack growth prediction in a gas turbine casing
E. Poursaeidia [3], A. Kavandia [1], Kh. Vaezia [1], M.R. Kalbasib [2], M.R. Mohammadi Arhanic [3]
[1] University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Postal code: 45371-38791, Iran
[2] Research and Standard Office, Tehran Regional Electric Company, Tehran, Iran
[3] Mobin Arya Power Engineering and Research Co. (MAPERC), Alborz, Karaj, Iran
Published in: Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 44, September 2014, Pages 371–381
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Modelling the manufacturing history, through life creep-fatigue damage and limiting defect sizes of a pipework joint using finite element based methods
M.J. Stevensa [1], R.J. Dennisa [1], I.J.M. Bottomleyb [2], R.A.W. Bradfordc [3]
[1] Frazer–Nash Consultancy Limited, 1 Trinity Street, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TE, UK
[2] Frazer–Nash Consultancy Limited, Stonebridge House, Dorking RH4 1HJ, UK
[3] EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3RS, UK
Published in: International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volumes 108–109, August–September 2013, Pages 13–27
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Comparison of Handbook and 3-D Finite Element Analysis LEFM Solutions for a Threaded Fastener
D.Sommerville, Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., Seattle, WA, USA
M.Qin, M.Walter, Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., Centennial, CO, USA.
Published in: Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference PVP2013 July 14-18, 2013, Paris, France; PVP2013-97727
Congratulations to Structural Integrity Associates for their award for Outstanding Technical Paper under the Computer Technology & Bolted Joints Technical Committee at the 2013 PVP Conference
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Fatigue crack growth modeling of an interacting crack system using Finite Element Analysis
Saranath K.M, M.Ramji, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, 502205
Published in: International Conference on Computer Aided Engineering (CAE-2013), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India
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Case studies of computational simulations of fatigue crack propagation using finite elements analysis tools
V. Infantea [1], J.M. Silva [2]
[1] Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
[2] Departamento de Ciências Aeroespaciais, Universidade da Beira Interior Edifício II das Engenharias, 6200-358 Covilhã, Portugal
Published in: Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 18, Issue 2, March 2011, Pages 616–624
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Creep-fatigue behavior of a new generation Ni-base superalloy for aeroengine usage
J.M. Silva [1], R.A. Cláudio [2], Moura Branco [3], Martins Ferreira [4]
[1] Depart. of Aerospace Sciences, University of Beira Interior, 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
[2] Depart. of Mech. Engineering, ESTS/IPS, 2910-761 Setúbal, Portugal
[3] Depart. of Mech. Engineering; IST/UTL, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
[4] Depart. of Mech. Engineering, FCTUC, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Published in: Procedia Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2010, Pages 1865-1875, Fatigue 2010
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A combination rule for multiple surface cracks based on fatigue crack growth life
Jian-Feng Wen [1,2], Yong Zhan [1], Shan-Tung Tu [1,*], Fu-Zhen Xuan [1]
[1] Key Laboratory of Pressure Systems and Safety (Ministry of Education), School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China
[2] Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
[*] Correspondence: Email: sttu@ecust.edu.cn.
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Using a standard specimen geometry for crack propagation under plain strain conditions
J.M. Silva [1], V. Infante [2], F. Antunes [3], F. Ferreira [1]
[1] Departamento de Ciências Aeroespaciais, Universidade da Beira Interior; 6201-001 Covilhã - Portugal
[2] Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica Instituto Superior Técnico; 1049-001 Lisboa - Portugal
[3] Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica FCTUC; 3030-788 Coimbra - Portugal
Published in: International Journal of Structural Integrity, Vol. 1 (4):12, 2010.
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A three-dimensional (3D) numerical study of fatigue crack growth using remeshing techniques
A.R. Maligno [a], S. Rajaratnam [b], S.B. Leen [b], E.J. Williams [b]
[a] Loughborough University, Wolson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough, UK
[b] The University of Nottingham, School of M3, Nottingham, UK
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, September 2009.
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Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Evaluation in a Turbine Disc after Spin Rig Testing
W. Beres, D. Dudzinski, A. Murzionak
National Research Council Canada, Institute for Aerospace Research Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Published in: 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, July 12-17, 2009, Paper 00587
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Modelling Composite Repairs To Cracked Metal Structures
M. Roy [1], C. Lang [2], I.M. May [2]
[1] QinetiQ Limited, Dunfermline, UK
[2] Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Published in: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Structures & Buildings 162, April 2009, Issue SB2, Pages 107-113.
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Analysis on Fatigue Crack Propagation of Pipe Components of Container Cranes Based on Zencrack
Zhang Weiguo, Mi Weijian, Liu Haiyang
College of Logistics Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 200135, China
Published in: Computer Aided Engineering, Vol. 17 No. 1, March 2008.
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A Study On The Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue Loading For Attaining Minimum Cycles In Fabricating An Artificial Cracked Specimen
Jooho Choi, Gyubeom Lee, Boyoung Lee
School of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Hankuk Aviation University, Korea
Presented at: The Fourth China-Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Optimisation of Structural and Mechanical Systems, Kunming, China, Nov 6-9, 2006.
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A Numerical Fracture Analysis of a Stationary Semi-circular Interface Crack During Interfacial Indentation Test
G. Liu [1], A. Mouftiez [1], J. Lesage [2] and S. Panier [1]
[1] Département Technologie des polymères et composites and Ingénierie mécanique, Ecole des Mines de DOUAI, BP 10838, 59508 Douai, France
[2] Laboratoire de Mécanique de Lille, URA CNRS 1441, U.S.T Lille, IUT A GMP, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Published in: Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 201, Issue 5, 25 October 2006, Pages 2086-2091, The 2nd International Meeting on Thermal Spraying - 2nd RIPT.
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3D Crack Growth Modelling In Gas Turbine Engines
Dr J. Hou
Air Vehicles Division, DSTO, Australia
Presented at: MSC.Software VPD Conference 2006, Sydney, Australia, July 25-26, 2006.
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Corner Crack Propagation in the Presence of Residual Stresses
A.L. Hutson [1], M. Huelsman [1], D. Buchanan [1], R. John [2], S. Haering [2]
[1] University of Dayton Research Institute, Ohio, USA.
[2] AFRL/MLLMN, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA.
Presented at: FATIGUE 2006, 9th International Fatigue Congress, May 14-19 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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Simplified Modeling And Detailed Crack Propagation Analysis For Cracked Pipes
T.Iijima
Hitachi Ltd., Japan
Presented at: 2005 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, July 17-21, 2005.
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Computers In Engineering - Crack Prediction Down Under
Two page article in Aerospace Engineering, July 2005.
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Determination Of Interfacial Toughness Curves Using Experiments And Simulations
F.Leblanc [1], J.Roger [1], A.Zimmermann [1], D.Coutellier [2]
[1] Robert Bosch GmbH, Corporate Research and Development, Stuttgart, Germany
[2] Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut Cambrésis, France
Presented at: Journées Nationales sur les Composites #14, UTC, Compiègne, France, March 22-24, 2005.
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Modelling of Stable Tearing in Aircraft Structures
Q. Liu, P. Hamel, W. Hu, P.K. Sharp, A. Lahousse and G. Clark
Air Vehicles Division, DSTO Platforms Sciences Laboratory, Australia
Internal document approved for public release in March 2005.
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Crack Growth In Pin-Loaded Tubes
S. Berdouk, R.J. Grant, P. Meynier, J. Smart
North East Wales Institute, Wrexham, Wales
Presented at: The First International Conference On Computational Mechanics (CM'04), Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, November 15-17, 2004.
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Propagação de Trincas em Defeitos de Soldas Circunferenciais de 'Risers' Rígidos
B.C. Pinheiro, I.P. Pasqualino
Programa de Engenharia Oceânica, COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Presented at: 20º Congresso Nacional de Transportes Marítimos, Construção Naval e Offshore, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 8-12, 2004.
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Simulation Of Deformation Modes For Damage Detection In Turbine Engine Disks
R. Brockman [1], R. John [2]
[1] University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, OH, USA
[2] Air Force Research Laboratory, Metals, Ceramics, and NDE, Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA
Presented at: Materials Science & Technology 2004 Conference & Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 26-29, 2004.
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Finite Element Based Fatigue Crack Growth Simulations in Featured Plate Specimens
A.M. Gilmartin, M.B. Henderson*, T.J.W. Ward, B. Vermeulen
QinetiQ, Cody Technology Park, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0LX, United Kingdom
*ALSTOM Power Tech. Centre, Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6LH, United Kingdom
Presented at: The 2002 Abaqus User Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, May 28-31, 2002.
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Crack Growth Prediction in Girth Welds of Steel Catenary Risers
I.P. Pasqualino [1], I.A. Valeriano [1], T.M.J. Alves [2]
[1] Ocean Engineering Department, COPPE, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
[2] PETROBRAS/CENPES, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Presented at: The Twelfth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, May 26-31, 2002.
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The Inadequacy of Safe-Life Prediction: Aero-Engine Fan and Compressor Disk Cracking
B.J. Wicks, R.A. Antoniou, S.L. Slater and J. Hou
Aeronautical and Maritime Research Laboratory, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Department of Defence, Box 4331 GPO, Melbourne 3001, Australia
Presented at: RTO AVT Symposium on "Ageing Mechanisms and Control: Part B - Monitoring and Management of Gas Turbine Fleets for Extended Life and Reduced Costs", Manchester, UK, 8-11 October 2001, and published in RTO-MP-079(I).
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An Evaluation of 3D Crack Growth Using Zencrack
J. Hou, M. Goldstraw, S. Maan, M. Knop
Airframes and Engines Division, DSTO Aeronautical and Maritime Research Laboratory, Victoria, Australia
Internal document approved for public release in May 2001.
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Fracture Mechanics Studies at TWI Using Abaqus
R.M. Andrews, A.P. Dyer
Structural Integrity Department, TWI, Abington Hall, Abington, Cambridge, U.K.
Presented at: The 10th U.K. Abaqus User Group Conference, Abington, U.K., September 21, 1995.
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