Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique

Majid Reza Ayatollahi, Seyed Mohammad Javad Razavi, Christof Sommitsch, Christian Moser

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Abstract

Drilling holes in the vicinity of the crack tip turns the crack into a notch and reduces the
crack tip stress intensity factor. In this paper, a new idea is used in which instead of a single hole,
two symmetric and interconnected holes are drilled at the crack tip. The main concept of double
stop-hole method is to reduce the stress concentration at the edge of stop-holes in the cracked
structural elements. The double stop drill hole method can be used to increase the fatigue life of the
cracked components. The fatigue crack growth retardation is examined using an experimental
investigation coupled with a stress analysis on the efficiency of proposed double stop-holes. The
distance between the hole centers is considered as the main parameter affecting the efficiency of this
method. The results show that the fatigue life extension caused by the double stop-hole method is
significantly more than the conventional single stop-hole method.
Originalspracheenglisch
TitelMaterials Science Forum
ErscheinungsortSwitzerland
Herausgeber (Verlag)Trans Tech Publications Ltd.
Seiten3-8
Band879
ISBN (Print)ISSN: 1662-9760
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2017
VeranstaltungTHERMEC - Stadthalle Graz, Graz, Österreich
Dauer: 29 Mai 20163 Jun 2016
https://www.tugraz.at/events/thermec-2016/home/

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Fields of Expertise

  • Advanced Materials Science

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Ayatollahi, M. R., Razavi, S. M. J., Sommitsch, C., & Moser, C. (2017). Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique. in Materials Science Forum (Band 879, S. 3-8). Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications Ltd..

Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique. / Ayatollahi, Majid Reza; Razavi, Seyed Mohammad Javad; Sommitsch, Christof; Moser, Christian.

Materials Science Forum. Band 879 Switzerland : Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2017. S. 3-8.

Publikation: Beitrag in Buch/Bericht/KonferenzbandBeitrag in einem KonferenzbandForschungBegutachtung

Ayatollahi, MR, Razavi, SMJ, Sommitsch, C & Moser, C 2017, Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique. in Materials Science Forum. Bd. 879, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, S. 3-8, Graz, Österreich, 29/05/16.
Ayatollahi MR, Razavi SMJ, Sommitsch C, Moser C. Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique. in Materials Science Forum. Band 879. Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications Ltd. 2017. S. 3-8
Ayatollahi, Majid Reza ; Razavi, Seyed Mohammad Javad ; Sommitsch, Christof ; Moser, Christian. / Fatigue Life Extension by Crack Repair Using Double Stop-Hole Technique. Materials Science Forum. Band 879 Switzerland : Trans Tech Publications Ltd., 2017. S. 3-8
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