Surface mechanics design by cavitation peening

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Hitoshi Soyama (2015)
  • Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Journal: (issn: 2051-3305)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1049/joe.2015.0055
  • Subject: cavitation | hydraulic systems | internal stresses | fatigue | compressive strength | machinery | design engineering | surface mechanics design | cavitation peening method | cavitation bubble collapses | hydraulic machineries | cavitation impacts | compressive residual stress | fatigue strength | peening intensity | hydrodynamic cavitation | laser cavitation | Almen strip | duralumin plate | water jet | pressurized chamber | open chamber | pulse laser | high speed observation | high speed video camera | clarify laser abrasion | hydrophone | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | TA1-2040

Although impacts at cavitation bubble collapses cause severe damage in hydraulic machineries, the cavitation impacts can be utilised for surface mechanics design such as introduction of compressive residual stress and/or improvement of fatigue strength. The peening meth... View more
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