Fatigue Damage Alleviation by Intermittent Electroplating

    Volume 4, Issue 1 (January 1976)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Page Count: 4


    McKinnon, EA
    Assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.

    Abstract

    The fatigue life of copper can be extended by intermittently electroplating layers of nickel onto the copper. By electroplating every 25% of the anticipated life, the fatigue life of copper cyclically stressed at ± 14 500 psi (± 99 974 kPa) can be extended indefinitely.


    Paper ID: JTE10508J

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE10508J

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    Title Fatigue Damage Alleviation by Intermittent Electroplating
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    Committee B08