This book reviews the available knowledge on local approaches to fatigue assessment of welded joints, gathers the data necessary for their practical application and demonstrates the power of the local concept by way of demonstration examples from research and industry. It covers the hot spot structural stress approach to fatigue in general, the notch stress and notch strain approach to crack initiation and the fracture mechanics approach to crack propagation. Seam-welded and spot-welded joints in structural steels and aluminium alloys are considered.
Publisher: William Andrew Publishing
Weight: 989 g
Dimensions: 240 x 161 x 30 mm
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