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Fatigue limits of leaf springs

by fpdlskf
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Mar8-12, 01:58 AM
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Hi to all.

How would I go about calculating the fatigue limit of leaf springs?

Is there an equation out there in the form of

N, cycles to failure= f(variables, material properties)

Or will I have to use the Stress equations for leaf springs and use that stress value and
then look up a S-N curve for that particular material??

Tnx in advance.
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Mar8-12, 07:47 PM
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There are no shortcuts in this life. You will have to use the stress equations for the springs and then use those stresses in the S-N curve for the material. That's what you'll be getting the big bucks to do!

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