Twenty-one peer-reviewed papers examine cyclic deformation and modeling, damage mechanisms and fatigue life prediction of materials under thermomechanical loading conditions. It also contains the latest testing techniques for performing thermomechanical tests on material specimens.
Thermomechanical Deformation Behavior and Modeling details the rapid advances in computational technology to identify and characterize the complex viscoplastic deformation of materials under thermomechanical conditions.
Damage Mechanisms Under Thermomechanical Fatigue discusses coated alloys, single crystal nickel-base superalloys, and titanium aluminide materials.
Thermomechanical Fatigue Behavior (TMF) and Cyclic Life Prediction examines an approach utilizing fracture mechanics for TMF life prediction, coated TMF behavior of a monocrystalline superalloy, fatigue behavior characterization of uncoated and coated superalloys under TMF conditions, complex loading effects, and applications in the automotive arena.
Experimental Techniques for Themomechanical Testing deals with the development and implementation of sophisticated experimental testing techniques for improving thermomechanical fatigue testing capability.
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