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  1. Characterization and Modeling of Two Dimensional Crack Growth in Gas Turbine Materials

    23 Feb 2021 | Contributor(s):: Satin, Morris Mandel

    Advisors: William S. Johnson, Richard W. Neu, Arun Gokahle, Olivier Pierron, Christopher MuhlsteinSurface flaws are common in gas turbine components and undergo a complex process of fatigue crack growth under mechanical and thermal loading. This project seeks to bring greater clarity and...

  2. Characterization and Modeling of the Thermomechanical Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Inconel 718 Superalloy

    17 Aug 2017 | Contributor(s):: Radzicki, Andrew Thomas

    Advisors: William S. Johnson, Richard W. Neu, David L. McDowell, Olivier Pierron, Christopher MuhlsteinUnderstanding the impact of the complex and harsh thermomechanical environment aircraft turbine engines subject their components to is critical for designers and operators to ensure the safe and...