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Mechanical Testing and Evaluation

Edited by
Howard Kuhn
Howard Kuhn
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Dana Medlin
Dana Medlin
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ASM International
Volume
8
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-176-4
Publication date:
2000
Book Chapter

Fatigue Testing and Behavior of Plastics

By
Lisa A. Pruitt
Lisa A. Pruitt
University of California at Berkeley
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Published:
2000
Page range:
758 - 767

Abstract

This article provides a review of fatigue test methodologies and an overview of general fatigue behavior, fatigue crack initiation and fatigue crack propagation of advanced engineering plastics. It also describes the factors affecting fatigue performance of polymers and concludes with information on fractography, a useful tool in failure analysis.

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Lisa A. Pruitt, 2000. "Fatigue Testing and Behavior of Plastics", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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