Improvement Of The Fatigue Strength Of Titanium Compponents Under Variable Amplitude Loading

Author:  Schutz, Walter
Source:  Conf Proc: ICSP-2, (p.166-174)
Doc ID:  1984027
Year of Publication:  1984
The improvement of fatigue behaviour by shot peening is due to two causes 1) residual compressive stresses and 2) increase of surface hardness. With the former being the more improtant at least for high strength materials. Against this, we have the deleterious effect of high surface roughness.

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