The high-temperature fatigue response of titanium and nickel alloys destined for high-performance gas turbine applications is considered with particular emphasis given to the role of creep and environmental damage during crack growth. In an attempt to partition the respective contributions from these two rate controlling factors, data are presented for a range of temperature, stress ratio, and pressure conditions. The implications for the extended use of such alloys in future gas turbine designs are discussed.
High-Temperature Fatigue/Creep/Environment Interactions in Compressor Alloys
Contributed by the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS for publication in the ASME JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR GAS TURBINES AND POWER. Paper presented at the International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, June 4–7, 2001; Paper 2001-GT-477. Manuscript received by IGTI, Dec. 2000, final revision, Mar. 2001. Associate Editor: R. Natole.
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Evans , W. J., Jones , J. P., and Bache , M. R. (December 27, 2002). "High-Temperature Fatigue/Creep/Environment Interactions in Compressor Alloys ." ASME. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. January 2003; 125(1): 246–251. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1498272
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