#### General Papers

Advances in predicting the nucleation of fretting fatigue cracks | |

R. W. Neu, D. R. Swalla, J. A. Pape |

Aging effects and fracture mechanical lifetime modelling of pressurized poly(ethylene) pipes | |

R.W. Lang, G. Pinter, A. Stern |

An investigation of methods of estimating crack driving force for defects in or near welds | |

M C Smith, M R Goldthorpe, P J Bouchard, P Prottey |

Analysis of Low-Cycle Fatigue at Notches in a Single Crystal Superalloy at High Temperature | |

P. Boubidi, R. Sievert |

Anisotropic cylindrical shell with surface crack | |

R.M. Kushnir, M.M. Nykolyshyn, L.M. Sen’kiv |

Application of cohesive model to dynamic ductile fracture tests | |

G. Berardo, P. Salvini, M. Di Biagio |

Brittle-to-tough transition in toughened polypropylene copolymers | |

W. Grellmann, S. Seidler, I. Kotter |

Character of stress failure of high-strength concrete determined by acoustic emission method | |

J. Hola, J. Pedziwiatr, D. StyS |

Constraint effect on environmentally assisted cracking of the austenite steel 08Kh18N10T in the concentrated solutions at 270°C | |

Anna Brosová, Karel Šplíchal, Zdenìk Fiala |

Correlation between Charpy-V and sub-size Charpy tests results for an un-irradiated low alloy RPV ferritic steel | |

R. Schill, P. Forget, C. Sainte Catherine |

Correlation between interfacial state of plasma CVD coated TiN film/substrate and pinhole defect ratio evaluation by CPCD method | |

Yuji Kimura', Tatsuya Shirato |

Crack initiation behaviour of PP-materials | |

S. Seidler, T. Koch, I. Kotter, W. Grellmann |

Determination of Fracture Mechanics Characteristic Values in the Toughness Transition Range | |

F. Otremba, U. Eisele, H. Silcher, J. Schiedermaier |

Developments in inverse analysis for in-situ flaw detection in composite material structures | |

A.D. Nurse, J.M. Huntley, D.C. Panni, J.N. Petzing, P.J. Sherratt, J.R. Tyrer |

Different CDM-models and their ability to describe the damage development at ductile fracture of steel | |

R. Schiffmann, W. Dahl, W. Bleck |

Duplex S-N curve characteristics and subsurface fatigue crack initiation behaviour in high carbon-chromium bearing steel | |

K. Shiozawa, L. T. Lu, S. Ishihara |

Effect of Cu content on thermomechanical fatigue properties and total available strain energy of Ti-Ni-Cu shape memory alloy | |

H. Takaku, T. Sakuma, U. Iwata, Y. Ochi |

Effect of grinding on the fatigue strength of a bearing steel in the super long-life field | |

M. Goto, T. Yamamoto, H. Nisitani, T. Sakai, N. Kawagoishi |

Effect of humidiy on long fatigue life more than 107 cycles in high strength steel | |

M. Nakajima, K. Tokaji, T. Shimizu |

Effect of specimen thickness and stress ratio on fatigue crack growth after a single overload cycle on structural steel | |

M. Skorupa, A. Skorupa, J. Schijve, T. Machniewicz, P. Korbut |

Effect of temperature and strain rate on the cyclic plasticity mechanisms of an interstitial free steel - comparison with ultra high purity iron | |

A. Daniélou, M. Robillard, J. Stolarz, T. Magnin |

Effects of geometry and material on the energy dissipation rate | |

W. Brocks, Th. Siegmund |

Effects of microstructure on fatigue short crack behaviour in multiphase materials | |

J. Stolarz, N. Baffie, O. Madelaine-Dupuich |

Energy dissipation rate as a fracture analysis tool | |

J. D. G. Sumpter |

Evaluation of cyclic plastic deformation by nano -indentation | |

H. Sakamoto, N. Ueda |

Evaluation of notched fatigue strength of oxide dispersion strengthening copper alloy | |

N. Kawagoishi, Q. Chen, K. Shimana, H. Nisitani, M. Goto, E. Kondo |

Experimental investigation of the local deformation processes in joints under cyclic loading by traditional methods of fatigue testing | |

A.V. Pankov, Yu.A. Svirsky |

Fatigue and monotonic properties of an interstitial free steel sheet | |

M. T. Milan, D. Spinelli, W. W. Bose |

Fatigue crack growth at high temperature in the PM nickel base superalloy UDIMET 720 L1 | |

C.M. Branco, F. Santos, J. Byrne |

Fatigue failure analysis of fan blade of D-L8 engine of “RUSLAN” aircraft | |

A. A. Shaniavski |

Fatigue failure assessment under multiaxial loading | |

Andrea Carpinteri, Andrea Spagnoli |

Fatigue failure by flow-induced vibration | |

Y. Murakami, M. Inoue, A. Sueoka, S. Odahara, M. Kobayashi, N. Fujiwara |

Fatigue life prediction of Natural Rubber components under uniaxial and multiaxial loading | |

N. Saintier, G. Cailletaud, R. Piques |

FEM-Based Fatigue Endurance Evaluation of Engineering Components under Variable Amplitude Multiaxial Loading | |

M. de Freitas, B. Li, J.L.T. Santos |

Finite element analysis of fatigue crack growth threshold testing techniques | |

S. R. Daniewicz, J. D. Skinner |

Finite Element Analysis of the Interaction of Hydrogen Induced Stepwise Cracks | |

V.J. Cortés Suárez, J.L. González Velázquez, J.M. Hallen López, J.G. Reséndiz Robles |

Fracture mechanics testing of magnesium alloy ingots and die castings | |

E. Schick, D. Regener |

Fracture process under tension deformation observing using computer simulation method | |

N. Y. Gorge, M. D. Starostenkov |

Identification method for marks on fracture surfaces and case study (failure of propeller blade of exhaust gas ventilator) | |

P. Sajdl |

Influence of different surface effects on the nucleation of microcracks | |

M. Sauzay, P. Gilormini, P. Coorevits |

Influence of loading speed on tensile strength characteristics of high tensile steel | |

S.M. Yang, H.Y. Kang, H.S. Kim, J.H. Song, J.M. Park |

Intergranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC) susceptibility of Inconel X-750: state of the art | |

B. Remartínez, J.I. Pastor, J. Santamaría |

Inverse analysis of a box-section composite beam with impact damage | |

P.J. Sherratt, D.C. Panni, A.D. Nurse |

Investigation on the Fracture Behaviour of Laser Beam Welded Wide Plates | |

M. Koçak, S. Riekehr, Y-J. Kim, J. dos Santos |

Long life fatigue properties of ferrite-pearlitic ductile cast iron with shot-peening treatment | |

Yasuo Ochi, Takeshi Sekino, Takashi Matsumura |

Mean stress, temperature and environment influences on near-threshold fatigue crack behavior of Ti6246. | |

C. Sarrazin-Baudoux, Y. Chabanne, J. Petit, J.M. Olive |

Mesomechanical simulation of crack propagation in real and quasi-real idealized microstructures of tool steels | |

L. Mishnaevsky Jr, N. Lippmann, S. Schmauder |

Micromechanisms of fracture in modern low carbon high strength steels | |

T. Sturel, F. Hanus |

Modeling of the surface microcracking in polyethylene due to UV-degradation | |

Ihor Skrypnyk, Jan Spoormaker, Natalia Bilyk |

Numerical analyses of cracks in piezoelectric composite structures under electromechanical loading | |

Matthias Scherzer, Meinhard Kuna |

Numerical simulation of ductile fracture initiation by application of Rice-Tracey void growth model | |

M. Rakin, A. Sedmak, P. Matejic, M. Zrilic, S. Sedmak |

On the initial stages of corrosion fatigue emanating from smooth surface | |

I. M. Dmytrakh, A. M. Syrotyuk, R. S. Hrabovskyi |

On the preferable initial crack length in fracture toughness testing using sub-sized bending specimens | |

Hans-Jakob Schindler |

Quantitative fractography by means of a new digital image analysis system | |

O. Kolednik, S. Scherer, P. Schwarzböck, P. Werth |

Statistical fatigue properties of aluminum alloys based on the statistical aspect of crack initiation and propagation behaviors | |

T. Sakai, k. Okada, I. Nishikawa, A. Sugeta, T. Shimokawa, S. Nishijima |

Statistical model of roughness induced crack closure | |

J. Pokluda, P. Sandera, J. Hornikova |

Strength degradation of SiCfiber by hydro-thermal treatment and its application to the surface modification of SiC fiber | |

Chikako Gomi, Ichiro Shiota, Yuji Kimura |

Study of the transfer of tensile forces by bond in eccentric reinforced concrete members | |

J. Hola, J. Pedziwiatr, D. Stys |

Tensile and shear cracks behavior under plane strain small scale yielding | |

V.N. Shlyannikov |

The application of integrity assessment procedures in optimizing the vessel surveillance programs | |

J. García, F. Gutiérrez-Solana, J. Setién, J. Ruiz |

The application of the Gurson-Tvergaard model in the aging embrittlement of austeno-ferritic stainless steels | |

J.M. Alegre, J. Pérez, F. Gutiérrez-Solana, L. Sánchez |

The dependency of the local approach to fracture on the calibration of material parameters | |

G. Shatil, L. Wang |