New Tendencies in Fatigue Analysis

Invited Lecturers

Eugenio Brusa (Universita' di Udine, Udine, Italy)
Francesco De Bona (Università di Udine, Udine, Italy)
Wilfried Eichlseder (Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria)

I. Local stress concept
II. Transferability specimen – components
II.1 Notches, notch sensitivity
II.2 Size effect

III. Influences of manufacturing on fatigue life
III.1 Forming
III.2 Casting
III.3 Heat treatments
III.4 Welding
III.5 Shot peening

IV. Low Cycle Fatigue (LCF) and Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue (TMF)
IV.1 Influences on Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue
IV.2 Simulation methods for fatigue life assessment

V. Lifetime assessment of components – examples
V.1 Topology optimization

Gianfranco Marconi (Danieli SpA, Buttrio (UD), Italy)

See also