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Peterson's Stress Concentration Factors, 2nd Edition

Peterson's Stress Concentration Factors, 2nd Edition

Walter D. Pilkey

ISBN: 978-0-471-53849-3

May 1997

544 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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A complete revision of the definitive work on the subject of stress concentration. This new edition updates all of the graphics with computer-generated art which incorporates both a visual representation of the product/structure under consideration along with the graph of the stress concentration factors. Contains extensive material on how to perform computer analyses for stress concentrations and how to design to reduce them. A "quick-finder" feature has been provided for locating frequently used charts. The accompanying disk includes formulas and factors that can be adapted to the user's needs.
Definitions and Design Relations.

Notches and Grooves.

Shoulder Fillets.


Miscellaneous Design Elements.

Stress Concentration Analysis and Design.


Companion Site

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