Shape of a crack growth front under fatigue in the range of 106 - 107cycles

  • Georgi Georgiev Georgiev Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria
Keywords: shape of fatigue crack, Duplex Stainless Steel, SAF 2507, crack initiation, microstructure


The paper explores the shape of a fatigue crack initiation in the interval of 106-107cycles of duplex stainless steel, commercially designated as SAF 2507. Particular emphasis is placed upon the development of the crack’s growth front and its subsequent expansion in three directions x, y, z. Created, accordingly, on the basis of the experimentally obtained results, is a 3D computer model to help provide a further prediction for the physical endurance of similar materials. The growth of a fatigue crack is modeled by using The SolidWorks and AutoCAD software tools for constructing the model of fatigue crack growth.


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Georgiev, G. (2020, June 30). Shape of a crack growth front under fatigue in the range of 106 - 107cycles. ANNUAL JOURNAL OF TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF VARNA, BULGARIA, 4(1), 30-39.
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