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Fatigue Life Prediction of Thick-Section S2-Glass/Vinyl-Ester Composites Under Flexural Loading

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Hassan Mahfuz, Kamruz Zaman, Anwarul Haque, Costee Foy, Hisham Mohamed, Shaik Jeelani

Tuskegee University’s Center for Advanced Materials (T-CAM), Tuskegee, AL 36088

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(4), 402-408 (Apr 20, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1289023 History: Received January 14, 2000; Revised April 20, 2000
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Specimen dimension and loading
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Fatigue modulus at nth cycle
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Determination of fatigue modulus from stress versus strain curve
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Stress versus strain curves for three different thicknesses
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S-N diagrams for various thicknesses
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B versus r curve for 20.8 mm thick specimen
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C versus r curve for 20.8 mm thick specimen
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B versus r curves for different thicknesses
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C versus r curves for different thicknesses

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