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fatigue limit

noun
1.
the maximum stress to which a material can be subjected without failing.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • The trick is to design a structure such that it operates in a regime well below the fatigue limit of the material being used.
  • However, multiple presence factors should not be used for the fatigue limit state.
  • The fatigue limit state accounts for cyclical stress ranges to avoid fatigue cracking.
  • However, the low fatigue limit of the aluminum alloy is of major concern.

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