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fatigue life

noun
1.
the number of applications of a given stress to which a sample of metal can be subjected before failing.
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  • The key material, loading, and environmental parameters and their effect on the fatigue life of these steels are also described.
  • Effects of the laminate configuration and environment on the acoustic fatigue life are evaluated.
  • The life of each bearing and gear is determined using the fatigue life model appropriate to that component.

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