On the mechanism of very high cycle fatigue in Ti-6Al-4V

A. J. McEvily, T. Nakamura, H. Oguma, K. Yamashita, H. Matsunaga, M. Endo

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A mechanism of fatigue crack advance involving the erosion of crack closure in vacuum is proposed to account for the very high cycle fatigue of Ti-6Al-4V.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1207-1209
Number of pages3
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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