ESDU Stress and Strength Series

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  • Section 1: Organisational Documents
    • ESDU 03003
      Stress and Strength series organisation: preface and amendment record.
    • ESDU CFS
      Conversion factors
    • ESDU SS1
      Guide to the use of the Stress and Strength Series.
  • Section 2: General Data
    • ESDU 72013
      Principal stresses and strains in a two-dimensional stress field.
    • ESDU 72014
      Determination of the principal stresses and strains in a plane stress field from strain gauge data.
    • ESDU 73004
      Criteria of yielding for ductile materials under static loading.
    • ESDU 89052
      Construction of inelastic stress-strain curves from minimal materials data (computer program).
    • ESDU 03005
      AMOPS: Computer program for the calculation of area and moments of area of planar shapes.
  • Section 3: Struts, Beams and Plates
  • Section 4: Plates under Pressure
    • ESDU 65002
      Elastic stresses and deflections for flat circular plates with D/t greater than or equal to 4 under uniform pressure.
    • ESDU 65003
      Elastic stresses and deflections for flat circular plates with D/t greater than or equal to 20 under uniform pressure.
    • ESDU 69018
      Elastic stresses and deflections for long flat rectangular plates under uniformly distributed and linearly varying normal pressure.
    • ESDU 69019
      Elastic stresses and deflections for long rectangular plates with small initial curvature under uniformly distributed normal pressure on the concave face.
    • ESDU 70001
      Elastic stresses and deflections for flat square plates under uniformly distributed normal pressure.
    • ESDU 71013
      Elastic direct stresses and deflections for flat rectangular plates under uniformly distributed normal pressure.
    • ESDU 87036
      Elastic stresses and deflections for square plates with small initial curvature under uniform pressure on the concave or convex face.
    • ESDU 94033
      Flat rectangular isotropic plates under uniformly distributed normal pressure. Elastic deflections, stresses and strains, moments and forces, for various forms of edge restraint.
  • Section 5: Shafts
    • ESDU 68002
      Shafts with interference-fit collars. Part I: some factors affecting the design of an assembly.
    • ESDU 68003
      Shafts with interference-fit collars. Part II: nominal elastic interface pressures and stresses.
    • ESDU 68004
      Shafts with interference-fit collars. Part III: procedure for calculation of nominal elastic interface pressures and stresses in assemblies of three or more elements.
    • ESDU 68005
      Shafts with interference-fit collars. Part IV: fatigue strength of plain shafts.
    • ESDU 69017
      The deflections and slopes of shafts or beams of constant or stepped section.
    • ESDU 73002
      Fatigue of steel spline assemblies under reversed torsion.
    • ESDU 86028
      Fatigue strength of keyed assemblies.
  • Section 6: Pipes
    • ESDU 68047
      Straight pipes under internal pressure. Effect of bore eccentricity on maximum stress.
    • ESDU 68048
      Straight pipes under internal pressure. Effect of initial non-circularity on maximum stress.
    • ESDU 74043
      Flexibilities of and stresses in unrestrained pressurised thin pipe bends subjected to in-plane bending.
    • ESDU 75014
      Flexibilities of and stresses in thin pipe bends under in-plane bending: influence of bend angle and tangent pipe ends.
    • ESDU 81041
      Flexibilities of and stresses in thin unpressurised pipe bends with flanged ends under in-plane bending: influence of bend angle.
  • Section 7: Pressure Vessels
    • ESDU 66010
      Elastic stresses in a long circular cylindrical shell with a flat head closure under uniform pressure.
    • ESDU 67014
      Fatigue strength of thick cylinders under internal pressure.
    • ESDU 67017
      Elastic stresses in the torispherical head of a pressure vessel of uniform thickness.
  • Section 8: Stress Concentrations
    • ESDU 64001
      Guide to stress concentration data.
    • ESDU 67023
      Geometric stress concentrations. Two equal unreinforced circular holes in infinite flat plates.
    • ESDU 75007
      Geometric stress concentration factors: two adjacent unreinforced circular holes in infinite flat plates.
    • ESDU 75033
      Elastic stress concentration factors. Double radius fillets in shouldered shafts in torsion.
    • ESDU 79008
      Elastic stress concentration factors. Rectangular notch in the edge of a wide flat plate in tension.
    • ESDU 79032
      Stress concentrations at grooves for retaining rings or seals (with notes on design against fatigue).
    • ESDU 80027
      Elastic stress concentration factors. Single reinforced and unreinforced holes in infinite plates of isotropic materials.
    • ESDU 81006
      Stress concentration factors. Axially loaded lugs with clearance-fit pins.
    • ESDU 85045
      Stress concentrations: interaction and stress decay for selected cases.
    • ESDU 89048
      Elastic stress concentration factors. Geometric discontinuities in rods and tubes of isotropic materials.
    • ESDU 93030
      Three-dimensional elastic stress concentration factors. Plain or countersunk hole in a wide plate subjected to tension, bending or pin loading.
    • ESDU 09014
      Elastic stress concentration factors. Geometric discontinuties in flat bars or strips of isotropic material.
    • ESDU 15004
      Stress concentration factors in keyways.
    • ESDU 15005
      Stress concentration factors for optimised holes in flat plate.
    • ESDU 15006
      Stress concentration factors for optimised notches and fillets in flat plate.
  • Section 9: Fatigue - General
    • ESDU 70016
      Terms and notation for fatigue endurance data.
    • ESDU 71009
      Design against fatigue. Design principles.
    • ESDU 75022
      Design against fatigue. Basic design calculations.
    • ESDU 87016
      Effect of size on fatigue strength of steel components.
    • ESDU 90031
      Fretting fatigue.
    • ESDU 91027
      Non-destructive examination - choice of methods.
    • ESDU 97024
      Derivation of endurance curves from fatigue test data, including run-outs
    • ESDU 04022
      An introduction to low-cycle fatigue phenomena
  • Section 10: Fatigue Strength of Materials
    • ESDU 71027
      Endurance of high strength steels (in bending).
    • ESDU 74016
      The fatigue strength at high endurance of notched low alloy steel specimens (in bending and under axial loading, zero mean stress).
    • ESDU 74027
      The effect of surface roughness on the fatigue limit of steels (at zero mean stress).
    • ESDU 86033
      The effect of electrodeposited chromium on the fatigue strength of low alloy steel.
    • ESDU 88008
      Fatigue limit of unnotched steels (related to tensile strength).
    • ESDU 88027
      Effect of fretting on fatigue strength of titanium alloys.
    • ESDU 89031
      Guide to the selection of surface treatments for the improvement of fatigue strength of steels.
    • ESDU 05007
      Strain-life data for type 316 austenitic stainless steels at temperatures between -269 and 816 degrees C (-452 and 1501 degrees F).
    • ESDU 05008
      Cyclic stress-strain response of type 316 austenitic stainless steels during low-cycle fatigue at temperatures between -269 and 800 °C (-452 and 1472 °F).
  • Section 11: Statistical Methods
    • ESDU 91041
      The statistical analysis of data from Normal distributions, with particular reference to small samples.
    • ESDU 92040
      An introduction to the statistical analysis of engineering data.
  • Section 12: Fracture Mechanics - General
    • ESDU 80036
      Introduction to the use of linear elastic fracture mechanics in estimating fatigue crack growth rates and residual strength of components.
    • ESDU 83023
      Fracture toughness (KIc) values of some steels.
    • ESDU 96013
      Fracture toughness (KIc) values of some aluminium alloys.
    • ESDU 02016
      Fracture toughness (KIc) values of some cast irons
  • Section 13: Crack Propagation
    • ESDU 81011
      Fatigue crack propagation in low and medium strength low alloy steel plate, bar and forgings.
    • ESDU 81012
      Fatigue threshold stress intensity factors and slow crack propagation rates in low and medium strength low alloy steel.
    • ESDU 84003
      Fatigue crack propagation rates and threshold stress intensity factors in high alloy and corrosion resistant (stainless) steel.
    • ESDU 17003
      Fatigue crack propagation rates and threshold stress intensity factors in high strength low alloy steel plate, bar and forgings.
    • ESDU 93033
      Fatigue propagation behaviour of short cracks (1-2 mm) in steels.
  • Section 14: Stress Intensity Factors
    • ESDU 78036
      The compounding method of estimating stress intensity factors for cracks in complex configurations using solutions from simple configurations.
    • ESDU 81029
      Stress intensity factors in lugs (through-thickness cracks).
    • ESDU 83033
      Stress intensity factors for corner cracks in loaded holes in lugs and wide plates.
  • Section 15: Bolted Joints and Screw Threads
    • ESDU 66011
      Loaded pins in axially loaded bars. Maximum elastic stress at hole boundary.
    • ESDU 67019
      Static strength of screwed fasteners.
    • ESDU 67020
      Fatigue strength of steel screw threads with large root radii under axial loading.
    • ESDU 67034
      Effect of inclined nut seatings on the fatigue strength of steel screw threads.
    • ESDU 71011
      Stresses due to interference-fit pins and bushes in plates, strips or lugs.
    • ESDU 80028
      Fatigue strength of large steel bolts and threaded connections under axial loading.
    • ESDU 82022
      Endurance of steel lugs with clearance-fit pins (Tensile mean stress)
    • ESDU 84037
      Fatigue strength of external and internal steel screw threads under axial loading. (Standard forms not greater than 1.0 inch diameter.)
    • ESDU 13008
      Fatigue strength of low-carbon steel stud threads under axial and combined axial and bending loading
    • ESDU 85021
      Analysis of pretensioned bolted joints subject to tensile (separating) forces.
    • ESDU 14001
      Applying, measuring and maintaining pretension in steel bolts
    • ESDU 14002
      Lock nuts and other thread locking devices
    • ESDU 96014
      Fatigue of bolted steel lap joints and doublers.
    • ESDU 13015
      An introduction to some methods to calculate loads and stiffnesses in bolted assemblies
    • ESDU 13016
      Some factors affecting the design of bolted assemblies
    • ESDU TM 175
      ESDU TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM Self-loosening of bolted joints
    • ESDU 14003
      Guide to bolted joints and screw threads data
    • ESDU 91008
      Strength of lugs under axial load
    • ESDU 08007
      Strength of lugs under oblique load
    • ESDU 06021
      Strength of lugs under transverse load.
  • Section 16: Welds in Aluminium Alloys
    • ESDU 91039
      Static and fatigue strength of butt welded joints in aluminium alloys.
    • ESDU 92017
      Fatigue strength of cruciform and other fillet welded joints in aluminium alloys.
  • Section 17: Welds in Steel
    • ESDU 75016
      Fatigue strength of transverse fillet and cruciform butt welds in steels.
    • ESDU 76007
      Fatigue of longitudinal fillet welded attachments and joints in steels under axial loading.
    • ESDU 76032
      Fatigue strength of longitudinal flange-to-web welds in steel I-beams and T-sections.
    • ESDU 77011
      Fatigue strength of transverse butt welds in steel plate under axial loading.
    • ESDU 78016
      The effect of post-weld treatments on fatigue at fillet welded attachments.
    • ESDU 78023
      Fatigue strength of transverse welded joints and attachments in steels under bending loading.
    • ESDU 81007
      Fatigue strength in bending of steel I-beams with welded attachments.
    • ESDU 86013
      Guide to the use of Data Items on the fatigue strength of welded joints in steels.
  • Section 18: Bonded Joints
    • ESDU 67008
      Elastic stresses in single lap joints under tension or compression
    • ESDU 92041
      Stress analysis of single lap bonded joints (adhesive and adherends)
  • Section 19: Disc and Strip Springs
    • ESDU 67021
      The design of crossed flexure-pivots.
    • ESDU 78043
      Single disc springs - elastic deflections, stresses, stiffnesses and resiliences.
    • ESDU 79010
      Characteristics of disc springs in combination (to be used in conjunction with ESDU 78043)
    • ESDU 80004
      Fatigue strength of steel coned disc springs.
  • Section 20: Helical Springs
    • ESDU 82008
      Elastic stresses and deflections of helical compression and tension springs of round wire.
    • ESDU 82012
      Nested helical compression springs of round wire (to be used in conjunction with ESDU 82008)
    • ESDU 83002
      Allowable stresses for helical compression and tension springs of round wire.
    • ESDU 83003
      Notes on the design of helical compression and tension springs of round wire.
  • Section 21: Contact Stresses
    • ESDU 78035
      Contact phenomena. I: stresses, deflections and contact dimensions for normally-loaded unlubricated elastic components.
    • ESDU 84017
      Contact phenomena. II: stress fields and failure criteria in concentrated elastic contacts under combined normal and tangential loading.