Hill Engineering is presenting about fatigue analysis as part of the AFGROW User Workshop 2016 in Layton, UT. The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum for AFGROW users to exchange information and ideas related to fracture and fatigue. Hill Engineering’s presentation will include a summary of recent work on the formulation and solving of benchmarking problems in the field of fatigue crack growth analysis. The abstract text is presented below.
The evolution of Broad Application for Modeling Failure (BAMF) over the past five years has resulted in a robust capability integrating AFGROW and StressCheck for performing fatigue analysis. The ability to handle unique geometries, loading, crack shape evolution, and residual stress is now available. To evaluate and compare the capabilities, multiple benchmark cases were formulated and completed. The results of these cases will be presented.