Table of Contents
About the Authors
Chapter 1. Fatigue Process
Chapter 2. Brief Outline of the Fatigue Life Prediction Procedure in an Expert System, ‘Fatianalysis Expert’
Chapter 3. PHASE I of the Expert System: ‘Fatigue Properties Estimation Module’ or ‘Expert System for Fatigue Properties’
Chapter 4. PHASE II of the Expert System: Specimens
Chapter 5. PHASE III of the Expert System: Load Histories and Cycle Counting
Chapter 6. PHASE IV of the Expert System: Mean Load Effects, Cumulative Damage Rules, and Life Predictions
Chapter 7. Performance of the Expert System
Chapter 8. Configuration of the Expert System and Installing and Running the Expert System ‘Fatianalysis Expert’
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This book and the fatigue expert system software may be useful for nearly all engineers, researchers and technologists from the academic, industrial and government sectors who engage in engineering design and maintenance of structures, and also for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate-level engineering students in universities, particularly in the department of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, and metallurgy.