Stress Determination for Fatigue Analysis of Welded Components - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855732131

Stress Determination for Fatigue Analysis of Welded Components

1st Edition

Editors: E. Niemi
Paperback ISBN: 9781855732131
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 30th April 1995
Page Count: 80
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Table of Contents

Scope and field of application; Stresses considered in fatigue analysis; Stress raisers; Fatigue analysis approaches; Guidelines for the choice of fatigue analysis method; Guidelines for finite element analysis; Experimental determination of stresses.


A Special Report from the International Institute of Welding which introduces definitions of the terminology relevant to stress determination for fatigue analysis of welded structures. The various stress concentrations, stress categories and fatigue analysis methods are defined, and recommendations for applying finite element methods and experimental methods for stress determination are given.


Welding engineers and structrual engineers


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About the Editors

E. Niemi Editor

Professor Erkki Niemi is Emeritus Professor of Steel Structures in Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland