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Dirlik fatigue calculations

Dirlik fatigue calculations

Dirlik fatigue calculations

I am currently trying to implement dirlik's equation to give a probability density function. I am using the original thesis he wrote to tie up some of the numbers for block PSD's, yet I am have difficulties. If anybody knows of any reference material or worked examples of this implementation I would be very grateful.

RE: Dirlik fatigue calculations

These references may help you.

Look for papers by A. Halfpenny (NCode Inc) and/or NWM Bishop (MSC Corp). Note: Bishop followed Dirlik at U. Warwick, and Halfpenny and Bishop worked togethe rat NCode.

Halfpenny, A Frequency Domain Approach for Fatigue Life Estimation from Finite Element Analysis, (Note: Search for it at  www.scientific.net ; to get a PDF format document.)

Bishop, Vibration Fatigue Analysis in the Finite Element Environment, (Note: download
from http://www.mscsoftware.com/support/library/conf/wuc93-99_2.cfm.)


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