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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Structures and Dynamics

Blade Life: A Comparison by Cumulative Damage Theories

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J. S. Rao, A. Pathak, A. Chawla

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi 110016, India

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(4), 886-892 (Mar 01, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1384879 History: Received October 01, 1998; Revised March 01, 1999
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Stress , Blades , Failure , Cycles
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Grahic Jump Location
Nonlinear damping—one mode
Grahic Jump Location
Fatigue failure surface
Grahic Jump Location
Fatigue damage for two different cases

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