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This article summarizes the fatigue and fracture resistance of selected magnesium alloys. It reviews the effects of surface condition and test variables on fatigue strength. The article also provides an overview of the fatigue crack growth, fracture toughness, and stress-corrosion cracking of magnesium alloys.

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Fatigue and Fracture Resistance of Magnesium Alloys, Fatigue and Fracture, Vol 19, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 1996, p 874–881,

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