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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Mater. Technol. July 2010, 132(3): 031009.
Published Online: June 17, 2010
...Nripendu Dutta; Jahan Rasty The cold-expansion process is used routinely for improving the fatigue life of holes in a variety of components. The expansion process involves drawing a slightly oversized tapered mandrel through the hole. Upon expansion, the material near the hole deforms plastically...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Eng. Mater. Technol. January 2001, 123(1): 125–131.
Published Online: June 2, 2000
...A. A. Garcia-Granada; V. D. Lacarac; P. Holdway; D. J. Smith; M. J. Pavier The cold expansion of fastener holes in aircraft components is a standard technique to improve fatigue life. There is concern that the beneficial residual stresses arising from cold expansion may relax due to creep...