0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Probabilistic Mesomechanics for High Cycle Fatigue Life Prediction

[+] Author and Article Information
Robert G. Tryon, Thomas A. Cruse

Brentwood Technologies, Inc., Brentwood, TN 37027

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(2), 209-214 (Nov 01, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482789 History: Received June 23, 1998; Revised November 01, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Peterson, R. E., 1939, “Methods of Correlating Data from Fatigue Test of Stress Concentration Specimens,” Contributions to the Mechanics of Solids, Macmillan, pp. 179–183.
Tryon, R. G., 1996, “Probabilistic Mesomechanical Fatigue Model,” Ph.D. thesis, Vanderbilt University.
Tryon,  R. G., Cruse,  T. A., 1998, “A Reliability-Based Model to Predict Scatter in Fatigue Crack Nucleation Life,” Fatigue Fract. Eng. Mater. Struct., 21, pp. 257–267.
Tanaka,  K., Mura,  T., 1981, “A Dislocation Model for Fatigue Crack Initiation,” ASME J. Appl. Mech., 48, pp. 97–103.
Chan,  K. S., Lankford,  J., 1983, “A Crack Tip Strain Model for the Growth of Small Fatigue Cracks,” Scr. Metall., 17, pp. 529–532.
Laird,  D., Smith,  G. C., 1962, “Crack Propagation in High Stress Fatigue,” Philos. Mag., 7, pp. 847–857.
Weertman, J., 1979, “Fatigue Crack Propagation Theories,” Fatigue and Microstructure, ASM, Metals Park, Ohio, pp. 279–206.
Hicks, M. A., Brown, C. W., 1984, “A Comparison of Short Crack Growth Behavior in Engineering Alloys,” Fatigue 84, Engineering Materials Advisory Services Ltd., England, pp. 1337–1347.
Nisitani,  H., and Takao,  K-I., 1981, “Significance of Initiation, Propagation and Closure of Microcracks in High Cycle Fatigue of Ductile Metals,” Eng. Fract. Mech., 15, No. 3, pp. 445–456.
Tanaka, K., Kinefuchi, M., and Yokomaku, T., 1992, “Modelling of Statistical Characteristics of the Propagation of Small Fatigue Cracks,” Short Fatigue Cracks, Miller, K. J., and de los Rios, E. R., eds., ESIS 13, Mechanical Engineering Publications, London, pp. 351–368.
Forsyth, P., 1969, The Physical Basis of Metal Fatigue, American Elsevier Publ., New York.
Tryon,  R. G., Cruse,  T. A., 1997, “Probabilistic Mesomechanical Fatigue Crack Nucleation Model,” ASME J. Eng. Mater. Technol., 119, No. 1, pp. 65–70.
Tryon, R. G., Cruse, T. A., 1995, “Probabilistic Mesomechanical Fatigue Crack Initiation Model, Phase 1: Crack Nucleation,” ASME/JSME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, Honolulu, HI, Published in PVP-95-MF2.
Bastenaire, F. A., 1972, “New Method for the Statistical Evaluation of Constant Stress Amplitude Fatigue-Test Results,” Probabilistic Aspects of Fatigue, Ed., Heller, R. A., ASTM STP 511, pp. 3–28.
Dieter, G. E., 1986, Mechanical Metallurgy, McGraw-Hill, Third Edition.
Sasaki,  S., Ochi,  Y., Ishii,  A., Hirofumi,  A., 1989, “Effects of Material Structures on Statistical Scatter in Initiation and Growth Lives of Surface Cracks and Failure Life in Fatigue,” JSME Inter. J., Series I, 32, No. 1, pp. 155–161.
Weibull, W., 1961, Fatigue Testing and Analysis of Results, Pergamon Press.
Trantina,  G., 1981, “Statistical Fatigue Failure Analysis,” J. of Test. Eval., 9, No. 1, DD. 44–49.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Three-stage mesomechanical fatigue model
Grahic Jump Location
Crack tip slip band in multiple grains
Grahic Jump Location
Fatigue life distribution of the specimens plotted on lognormal probability paper
Grahic Jump Location
Predicted fatigue life distribution plotted on lognormal paper
Grahic Jump Location
Fatigue life test data plotted on lognormal paper (data from Bastenaire)
Grahic Jump Location
Predicted mean fatigue life for various size specimens
Grahic Jump Location
Predicted stress versus life curve
Grahic Jump Location
Importance of the random variable variation on the fatigue life variation

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In