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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 304638, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/304638
Research Article

Determination of Stress Intensity Factors in Low Pressure Turbine Rotor Discs

1Institute Gosa, Milana Rakica 35, Belgrade, Serbia
2Military Technical Institute, Ratka Resanovica 1, Belgrade, Serbia
3City of Belgrade Secretariat for Communal and Housing Affairs Office of Water Management, Kraljice Marije 1/XIII-XIV, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
4Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Kraljice Marije 16, Belgrade, Serbia
5Belgrade Waterworks and Sewerage, Kneza Miloša 27, Belgrade, Serbia

Received 3 October 2013; Revised 13 January 2014; Accepted 16 January 2014; Published 1 June 2014

Academic Editor: Marek Lefik

Copyright © 2014 Ivana Vasovic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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