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Metal Fatigue Analysis Handbook

Practical problem-solving techniques for computer-aided engineering

Understand why fatigue happens and how to model, simulate, design and test for it with this practical, industry-focused reference

Written to bridge the technology gap between academia and industry, the Metal Fatigue Analysis Handbook presents state-of-the-art fatigue theories and technologies alongside more commonly used practices, with working examples included to provide an informative, practical, complete toolkit of fatigue analysis.

Prepared by an expert team with extensive industrial, research and professorial experience, the book will help you to understand:

  • Critical factors that cause and affect fatigue in the materials and structures relating to your work
  • Load and stress analysis in addition to fatigue damage-the latter being the sole focus of many books on the topic
  • How to design with fatigue in mind to meet durability requirements
  • How to model, simulate and test with different materials in different fatigue scenarios
  • The importance and limitations of different models for cost effective and efficient testing

Whilst the book focuses on theories commonly used in the automotive industry, it is also an ideal resource for engineers and analysts in other disciplines such as aerospace engineering, civil engineering, offshore engineering, and industrial engineering.

Audience

Primary: Design engineers, technical specialists and structural analysts working in the automotive, aerospace and related mechanical industries.
Secondary: Graduate students on advanced fatigue courses and fatigue researchers working in academia and industry.

Hardbound, 632 Pages

Published: August 2011

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-385204-5

Reviews

  • "The Metal Fatigue Analysis Handbook was written to bridge the technology gap between academia and industry. It presents state-of-the-art fatigue theories and technologies alongside more commonly used practices. Working examples are included to provide an informative, practical, complete tool kit of fatigue analysis. Prepared by an expert team with extensive industrial, research, and professorial experience, the book examines critical factors that cause and affect fatigue in the materials and structures, load and stress analysis, ways to design to meet durability requirements, and how to model, simulate, and test with different materials in different fatigue scenarios."--Mechanical Engineering Magazine, June 2012


Contents

    1. Road Load Analysis Techniques in Automotive Engineering - Xiaobo Yang & Peijun Xu
      1. Pseudo Stress Analysis Techniques - Yung-Li Lee & Mingchao Guo
        1. Rainflow Cycle Counting Techniques - Yung-Li Lee & Tana Tjhung
          1. Stress-Based Uniaxial Fatigue Analysis - Yung-Li Lee & Mark E. Barkey
            1. Stress-Based Multiaxial Fatigue Analysis - Yung-Li Lee & Mark E. Barkey
              1. Strain-Based Uniaxial Fatigue Analysis - Yung-Li Lee & Mark E. Barkey
                1. Fundamentals of Cyclic Plasticity Theories - Yung-Li Lee & Mark E. Barkey
                  1. Strain-Based Multiaxial Fatigue Analysis -Mark E. Barkey & Yung-Li Lee
                    1. Vibration Fatigue Testing and Analysis - Yung-Li Lee & Hong-Tae Kang
                      1. Fatigue of Seam Welded Joints - Hong-Tae Kang & Yung-Li Lee
                        1. Fatigue Life Prediction Methods of Resistance Spot Welded Joints - Hong-Tae Kang & Yung-Li Lee
                          1. Design and Analysis of Metric Bolted Joints (VDI Guideline and Finite Element Analysis) - Yung-Li Lee & Hsin-Chung Ho

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