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This article is a detailed account of the mechanisms of fatigue failure of polymers, namely thermal fatigue failure and mechanical fatigue failure. The mechanical fatigue failure is discussed in terms of fatigue crack initiation and fatigue crack propagation.

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2003. "Fatigue Failure Mechanisms", Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics, Steven Lampman

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