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Fatigue resistance and structure (30 years on)

Plumbridge, W. J. (2009). Fatigue resistance and structure (30 years on). Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 32(6) pp. 461–463.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-2695.2009.01363.x
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Abstract

A summary of the findings of the 11 papers reviewed in the original article is presented, and subsequent developments in a selected few are considered from a personal perspective. While there has been substantial progress in some areas (short cracks, time-dependent effects, fatigue–creep interactions) many challenges remain. New fields of interest (notably the transition towards micro/nano-integrity and electronics applications) have emerged, and it is contended that the next 30 years will be equally demanding and exciting.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2009 The Author
ISSN: 1460-2695
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Item ID: 16615
Depositing User: Michael E. Fitzpatrick
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2009 09:50
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2012 09:40
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16615
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