MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 165, 201812th International Fatigue Congress (FATIGUE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Residual Stresses in Fatigue|
|Published online||25 May 2018|
Experimental Life Improvement Quantification of Shot Peening and Fastener Modifications
National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa (Ontario), K1A 0R6, Canada
2 L-3 MAS, 10000 Helen Bristol, Mirabel (Québec), J7N 1H3, Canada
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Two coupon test programs were recently carried out at the National Research Council of Canada to certify shot peening and fastener modifications that aim at extending the lives of military aircraft components that are short of their revised usage goals. The life improvement associated with each modification was experimentally quantified by comparing the lives resulting from variants of each modification with that of pre-modification baseline configurations. This approach allowed determining the effects of several parameters, such as the applied stress level, geometric configuration, and modification specifications, on the life extension.
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