Information on the plenary lectures of the 4th FDMD 2020!

Material defect related fatigue design of automotive components: challenges and solutions

Z. Benk, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

More than 20 years of extreme value statistics for defects: fundamentals, developments and recent applications

S. Beretta, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Fracture mechanics models for fatigue design and small defect assessment

M. D. Chapetti, University of Mar del Plata, Argentina

High-Cycle Fatigue and Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Behavior of Additively Manufactured Titanium Alloy and the Role of Internal Porosity and Crystallographic Texture

N. Hrabe, NIST Boulder, USA

Size and multiaxial effects in High Cycle Fatigue – Role of microstructure and defect population 

F. Morel, Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Arts et Métiers - ENSAM Angers, France

Modelling the effect of impurities on incubation and short crack growth

S. Münstermann, RWTH Aachen, Germany 

Essential Structure of S-N curve: Prediction of Fatigue Life and Fatigue Limit of Defective Materials and Nature of Scatter

Y. Murakami, Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University, Japan

Fatigue from defect: influence of size, type, morphology, position and loading

Y. Nadot, Université de Poitiers – ISAE-ENSMA, France

Fatigue of Additive Manufactured Materials: Design Allowables and Defect Criticality

N. Shamsaei, Auburn University, USA