Accession Number:

AD0276365

Title:

NEW EVIDENCE CONCERNING THE ORIGIN OF FATIGUE CRACKS AS A SURFACE PHENOMENON

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Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1962-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Recent results from studies of surface effects, particularly at ultra-high vacuum, are reviewed with respect to the origin and growth of fatigue cracks. These results appear to offer new evidence tending to substantiate an earlier theory of fatigue proposed by the author. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE