Prediction of Fatigue Life of Structural Steel S355-J2G3 with SK Critical Plane Model


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The present work assesses the fatigue life prediction capability of a recently proposed critical plane model. For this study, multiaxial fatigue data of S355-J2G3 steel were used; in-phase and 90o out-of-phase sinusoidal axial-torsional straining from 103 to 106 cycles, so it was possible to evaluate the model at low and high cycle fatigue, as well as the hardening effect. The damage parameters considered in this paper include the effect of hardening, mean shear stress effect and the effect due to interaction of shear and normal stress on the critical plane. A comparative evaluation of well accepted models (Wang-Brown, Fatemi-Socie and Liu 1 and 2) with the new recently proposed model (Suman-Kallmeyer) is done. The ability of the different models to predict the fatigue life for large and diverse load data set are discussed.



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




A.S. Cruces et al., "Prediction of Fatigue Life of Structural Steel S355-J2G3 with SK Critical Plane Model", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 774, pp. 504-509, 2018

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August 2018




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