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    Approximate Analysis for Optimizing Prestress Treatments

    Published: Jan 1988

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    A method of analysis for finding optimum shot peening specifications for given parts and loading conditions is explained. The method is applied to a part with fillets loaded in rotating bending. The computed optimum intensity is 9 C. Fatigue tests are reported which compare this intensity to the conventionally specified 7A. The higher intensity proved clearly superior.


    shot peening, optimization, crack arrest, stress profiles, fatigue tests

    Author Information:

    Fuchs, HO
    Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP17168S

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