Unformatted text preview: 7. The phenomena of slip through dislocation motion. Defining a slip system in terms of a slip plane and a slip direction. The concept of the Resolved Shear Stress (RSS). 8. Ductile vs. Brittle failure. What is the difference in appearance as determined through fractographic examination? The effect of cracks on failure in a material. The concept of Stress concentration (and Stress concentration factor) near inhomogeneities 9. Fatigue and creep failure: Definition, characteristics, experimental representation of fatigue failure (S-N curves). Ways to prevent fatigue failures....
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- Spring '10
- stress concentration factor, Mid-Term Exam Study, Resolved shear stress, Stress-Engineering strain curves