International Journal of Composite Materials and Matrices

ISSN: 2582-435X

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Special Issue

Important difficulties with high cycle fatigue

Abstract Submission Deadline : November 30, 2023

Manuscript Submission Deadline : December 25, 2023

Special Issue Description

Due to the high frequency of high cycle fatigue (HCF)-related failures in US Air Force gas turbine engines during the past few years, high maintenance costs, and potential negative consequences on operational readiness, the Air Force has decided to reevaluate the design and life management processes for HCF. The very empirical nature of the practices now in place becomes painfully obvious as efforts are made to identify the primary contributors to HCF failures and identify strategies for decreasing their frequency. Furthermore, anything other than a highly empirical approach is currently impossible because of the absence of detailed information on vibratory loading, the dynamic response of components, and material capabilities under HCF, particularly in the presence of initial or in-service damage. Fatigue loading on materials that have already experienced damage from other causes has frequently been discovered to be the cause of high cycle fatigue (HCF) failures in materials used in rotating components of gas turbine engines. Damage may exist in the form of initial material or manufacturing flaws or it may appear after use. Low cycle fatigue (LCF), foreign object damage (FOD), and fretting have been identified as three main in-service damage factors that can each affect the HCF resistance either separately or in combination. Methodologies for handling such damage when determining material allowables are taken into consideration.


HCF, High cycle fatigue , Gas Turbine Engine, Low Cycle Fatigue, Foreign object damage, Material allowable, National High Cycle Fatigue

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