Prediction of Fatigue Crack Growth in Airframe Structures



Published Jul 3, 2012
Jindřich Finda Andrew Vechart Radek Hédl


The paper describes the general proposal, function and performance of a prognostics system for fatigue crack growth in airframe structures. Prognostic capabilities are important to a superior Structural Health Monitoring System (SHM). An aim of the prognosis is estimation / prediction of a system / subsystem / structure remaining life, i.e. the time at which damage (crack, corrosion, wear, delamination, disbonding, etc.) will result in a failure of the considered element.

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Finda, J., Vechart, A., & Hédl, R. (2012). Prediction of Fatigue Crack Growth in Airframe Structures. PHM Society European Conference, 1(1).
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maintenance, prognostics, SHM, fatigue, aircraft

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