Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics X

Volumes 488-489

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Jesús Toribio, Juan Carlos Matos, Beatriz González, J. Escuadra

Abstract: Abstract. This paper shows the evolution of the surface crack front in prestressing steel wires subjected to fatigue in air and to...

Authors: Z. Sharif-Khodaei, Ramon Rojas-Diaz, M.H. Aliabadi

Abstract: The propagation characteristic of Lamb waves activated by Piezoelectric actuators and collected by sensors in a stiffened panel has been...

Authors: Dong Liu, Peter E.J. Flewitt, Keith R. Hallam

Abstract: In this paper, we explored the relationship between thermal aging and the residual stresses developed within a thermal barrier coating (TBC)...

Authors: Antonio De Iorio, Marzio Grasso, George Kotsikos, F. Penta, G. P. Pucillo

Abstract: Fatigue failures of rails often occur at the rail foot, since the geometry of this zone gives rise to stress concentrations under service...

Authors: Saeed Asadikouhanjani, Reza Ghorbani

Abstract: The premature failure of a blade occurred after a service life of 8127 EOH operation houre. This paper presents the fracture analysis of the...

Authors: Alan Plumtree, M. M. Mirzazadeh

Abstract: The effect of shot-peening on the uniaxial fatigue behaviour of four engineering steels, heat treated to a similar final hardness was...

Authors: Leandro Neckel, Dachamir Hotza, Daniel Stainer, Rolf Janßen, A. G. R. Lezana, A. Dias, Hazim Ali Al-Qureshi

Abstract: New ballistic protection systems based on alternative materials have been recently developed. One of the industry’s objectives is to develop...

Authors: Jan Eliáš, Miroslav Vořechovský

Abstract: This paper shows that mesh density dependency in brittle element lattice models cannot be completely removed by incorporating material...

Authors: Marco Giglio, Andrea Gilioli, Andrea Manes

Abstract: Thin plate structures are common in many industrial products and in particular they can be found as skins in sandwich panels. In order to...


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