Analysis of Fracture Morphology and Local Loading Modes in Torsional Fatigue


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The paper deals with a profile analysis of the fracture surface generated by pure cyclic torsion. Roughness and fractal characteristics studied in two mutually perpendicular directions were found to be sensitive to the crack front position. The investigation of surface topography revealed the presence of the opening Mode I in all investigated crack front locations.



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Jaroslav Pokluda




K. Slámečka and J. Pokluda, "Analysis of Fracture Morphology and Local Loading Modes in Torsional Fatigue", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 482, pp. 263-266, 2005

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April 2005




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