A Study on the Fatigue Life Assessment for Urban EMU Structure


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In these days, most urban railway vehicles have been serviced under the random load application. However, it is considered to be a major factor of safety to predict the fatigue life for structures. It is thus required that fatigue assessment method for cumulative damage approach while Korea domestic regulations practices only the only has endurance limit approach. With this endurance limit approach, fatigue life prediction is impossible. In this research, the fatigue assessment for urban transit structure by using of cumulative damage approach method and related theories are presented.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 345-346)

Edited by:

S.W. Nam, Y.W. Chang, S.B. Lee and N.J. Kim




J. D. Chung et al., "A Study on the Fatigue Life Assessment for Urban EMU Structure", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 345-346, pp. 283-286, 2007

Online since:

August 2007




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