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Photoelastic determination of fatigue crack stress intensity factors
Author(s): Andrew D. Nurse; Eann A. Patterson
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Paper Abstract

A program of research was undertaken to develop a method to find stress intensity factors of fatigue cracks propagating in metal structures using the method of photoelastic coatings. The method is described in this paper along with test results to demonstrate how it can be used in the analysis of fatigue crack growth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2001, Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft, (3 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163841
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Andrew D. Nurse, Loughborough Univ. of Technology (United Kingdom)
Eann A. Patterson, Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2001:
Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft
Michael T. Valley; Nancy K. Del Grande; Albert S. Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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