FATIGUE CRACK CLOSURE AND DELAY EFFECTS UNDER MODE I SPECTRUM LOADING: AN EFFICIENT ELASTIC–PLASTIC ANALYSIS PROCEDURE

M. NAKAGAKI, S. N. ATLURI

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Abstract

Abstract Results of an elastic–plastic finite element analysis of crack closure effects under mode I Spectrum loading are presented. Various factors that cause crack growth acceleration or retardation under low‐to‐high, high‐to‐low, and single overload cyclic loadings are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-429
Number of pages9
JournalFatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1979

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