STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY EVALUATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The presentation of innovative structural design techniques, with specific regard to fatigue and fracture mechanics
The application of these techniques within a group project.
Course contents summary
Structural integrity evaluation
Structural integrity in the industrial field.
Experimental aspects of mechanical behaviour in materials.
Stress-based fatigue design methods.
Strain-based fatigue design methods.
Variable-amplitude fatigue design.
Fatigue design methods based on fracture mechanics.
ASM Metals HandBook Volume 19 - Fatigue And Fracture
Oral presentation and technical report on a group project