Fatigue Life Evaluation for Notched Components of Automatic Transfer Devices
In this study, the fatigue life evaluation of automatic transfer devices under stress concentrations due to the notch effect is performed. To investigate residual life of a notched component, load histories were obtained through strain measurement. A fatigue test was performed on a specimen imitating a real component and results were compared with each notch root radius of the concentration area. Three-dimensional finite element analysis was also performed to evaluate the local stress fields. Miner’s rule was used to predict the fatigue life calculation. As a result, the predicted life of a notched component was in good agreement with a real component and introduced a special method for measuring load using real machine components.
M.H. Aliabadi, Qingfen Li, Li Li and F.-G. Buchholz
Y. W. Choi et al., "Fatigue Life Evaluation for Notched Components of Automatic Transfer Devices ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 324-325, pp. 1269-1272, 2006