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Introduction to Fatigue & Cyclic Crack Growth of Metals

What is fatigue cracking & why is it important?

Fatigue Crack Formation  - The Basics of the Process

  • Basic prediction methods
  • Complications

Fatigue Crack Growth  - The Theoretical Basis of Fracture Mechanics

  • Application to fatigue crack growth
  • Complications

Other Practical Considerations

This presentation was given by Thomas Meyer as part of the Fatigue & Fracture Using Finite Elements seminar on September 29, 2011 in Tarrytown, NY.  For further information please contact our office at (203) 758-2914.