Hi, I'm new here, and I'm not really sure where this thread goes, so please feel free to move it

**1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data**
basically, I'm doing a project involving converting raw data on pressure and temperature (and time) in a power plant situation (mainly the pipes carrying the steam)

here is a document which outlines some of the things I'm looking at:

http://www.structint.com/tekbrefs/CFPRO3_2002.pdf
at the top of page three is the basic process i would like to carry out for my project (initially just the top part leading to the total damage graph)

however, i am not the most learned fellow in this field and am coming here to seek some help from someone who is. basically, i would like to know if anyone knows of any places which will help me understand the basics first then the specific steps involved in getting at least the creep rupture curve and S-N curve, but any help would be greatly appreciated.

I can currently convert the pressure to the creep stress and i understand that i will need to use finite elements and green's function to get the fatigue stress (am i right here?)

**2. Relevant equations**
**3. The attempt at a solution**