Accession Number:

AD0608073

Title:

LIFE ESTIMATE OF FATIGUE SENSITIVE STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jul 63-31 Jul 64,

Corporate Author:

OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS

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Report Date:

1964-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

By defining fatigue failure as an ultimate load failure of a structure damaged in fatigue by operational loads, the estimate of fatigue life can be reduced to that of a mean return period of an ultimate load type of failure for which statistical methods of safety analysis have already been developed. By applying such methods in conjunction with a simple fatigue damage function the fatigue sensitivity of a structure can be evaluated in terms of the ratio of the return periods of fatigue failure and ultimate load failure. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE