Fatigue Analysis

Deacon Engineers is able to take design solutions to accurate and confident levels with the help of fe-safe fatigue analysis software. With fe-safe and our finite element models, we are able to:

  • Predict when fatigue cracks will initiate and where the occur
  • Predict whether existing cracks will propagate
  • Process measured strain gauge data
  • Apply actual load data to existing and future design simulations

This is done by using advanced methods including:

  • Uni-axial strain and stress life methods
  • Bi-axial strain and stress life methods
  • Vibration fatigue
  • Fatigue analysis of welded joints to BS7608 including the utilisation of critical plane analysis
  • Fatigue analysis of welded joints using the Verity® structural stress method