Bending Fatigue Behavior of 7075-Aluminum Alloy


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Light alloys are a very interesting challenge in order to have light components with high mechanical features. One of these is the 7075 aluminum alloy, which is commonly employed in aeronautic, automotive and maritime fields.On the other hand, the application of a PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) coating can improve the hardness of the surface and the tribological properties of the component.The effectiveness of these coatings on the fatigue behavior of the sublayer material is not already clear. For this reason, bending tests on uncoated and coated specimens in air were performed in order to evaluate the S-N diagrams



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Luis Rodríguez-Tembleque, Jaime Domínguez and Ferri M.H. Aliabadi




E. V. Arcieri et al., "Bending Fatigue Behavior of 7075-Aluminum Alloy", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 774, pp. 1-6, 2018

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August 2018




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