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This article reviews fatigue test methodologies, provides an overview of general fatigue behavior (crack initiation and propagation) in engineering plastics, and discusses some of the factors affecting the fatigue performance of polymers. In addition, it provides information on fractography that provides useful insight into the nature of fracture processes.

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Fatigue Testing and Behavior, Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics, Edited By Steven Lampman, ASM International, 2003, p 238–248,

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