Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Shock and Vibration
Volume 2014, Article ID 164039, 11 pages
Research Article

Modeling Approach for Predicting the Rate of Frequency Change of Notched Beam Exposed to Gaussian Random Excitation

1U.S. Army Research Laboratory, RDRL-Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, USA
2Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, 610 Dowell Street, Keyport, WA 98345, USA
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2110 Martin Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

Received 21 April 2012; Accepted 22 July 2013; Published 20 February 2014

Academic Editor: Miguel M. Neves

Copyright © 2014 Ed Habtour 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.

Linked References

  1. M. Paulus, “Limitations of the power spectral density as an indicator of test severity,” Journal of the IEST, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 116–128, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. R. I. Stephens, A. Fatemi, R. R. Stephens, and H. O. Fuchs, Metal Fatigue in Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition, 2001.
  3. S. Suresh, Fatigue of Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2006.
  4. X. Pitoiset and A. Preumont, “Spectral methods for multiaxial random fatigue analysis of metallic structures,” International Journal of Fatigue, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 541–550, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. Y. W. Kwon and J. H. Gordis, “Frequency domain structural synthesis applied to quasi-static crack growth modeling,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 637–646, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. I. A. Ashcroft, V. V. Silberschmidt, B. Echard, and J. P. C. Rodriguez, “Crack propagation in a toughened epoxy adhesive under repeated impacts,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 18, no. 1-2, pp. 157–170, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. E. Habtour, G. Drake, A. Dasgupta, M. Al-Bassyiouni, and C. Choi, “Improved reliability testing with multiaxial electrodynamics vibration,” in Proceedings of the 56th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, San Jose, Calif, USA, January 2010.
  8. E. Habtour, C. Choi, M. Osterman, and A. Dasgupta, “Novel approach to improve electronics reliability in the next generation of US Army Small Unmanned ground vehicles under complex vibration conditions,” Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, vol. 12, pp. 86–95, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  9. M. H. A. Bonte, A. de Boer, and R. Liebregts, “Prediction of mechanical fatigue caused by multiple random excitations,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering (ISMA '04), pp. 697–708, September 2004. View at Scopus
  10. M. Paulus, E. Habtour, and A. Dasgupta, “Life estimation model of a cantilevered beam subjected to complex random vibration,” Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures Journal, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 1058–1070, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. A. Seweryn, “Brittle fracture criterion for structures with sharp notches,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 673–681, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Strandberg, “Fracture at V-notches with contained plasticity,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 403–415, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. T. Anderson, Fracture Mechanics: Fundamental and Application, CRC Press, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA, 3rd edition, 2004.
  14. H. Tada, P. C. Paris, and G. R. Irwin, The Stress Analysis of Cracks Handbook, ASME Press, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA, 3rd edition, 2000.
  15. S. S. Quek and G. R. Liu, Finite Element Method: A Practical Course, Butterworth-Heinemann, Burlington, Mass, USA, 2003.
  16. D. Broek, Elementary Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Kluwer Academic, Dodrecht, The Netherlands, 4th edition, 1986.
  17. J. R. Rice, “A path independent integral and the approximate analysis of strain concentration by notches and cracks,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 35, pp. 379–386, 1968. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. M. Jenssen, J. Zuidema, and R. J. H. Wanhill, Fracture Mechanics, VSSD, Delft, The Netherlands, 2nd edition, 2006.
  19. G. P. Nikishkov and S. N. Atluri, “Calculation of fracture mechanics parameters for an arbitrary three-dimensional crack, by the equivalent domain integral method,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 1801–1821, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. T. Irvine, “Optimal use of the vibration response spectrum for enveloping random data,” Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology Proceedings, 1999.
  21. N. Moës, A. Gravouil, and T. Belytschko, “Non-planar 3D crack growth by the extended finite element and level sets—part I: mechanical model,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 53, no. 11, pp. 2549–2568, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus