SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

CAE Durability Analysis and Applications (Part 2 of 3)
(Session Code: M109)

Room 114 A  8:00 a.m.

This technical session focuses on state-of-the-art fatigue theory and advanced development in fatigue analysis methodology and research. Studies and discussions on innovative and improved fatigue theory/methods in material constitutive modeling, damage rules/fatigue damage calculation, and fatigue life predictions will be addressed.

Organizers - Mingchao Guo, Chrysler Group LLC; Guofei Chen, United States Steel Corp.; Ali Fatemi, Univ. of Toledo; Abolhassan Khosrovaneh, GM; Zhigang Wei, Tenneco Automotive Co., Ltd.; Guangtian Gavin Song, AM General LLC; Mark A. Pompetzki, HBM-nCode; Yung-Li Lee, Chrysler Group LLC
Chairpersons - Mingchao Guo, Chrysler Group LLC; Guofei Chen, United States Steel Corporation; Guangtian Gavin Song, AM General LLC

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0909
Development of Friction Stir Weld Fatigue Evaluation Procedure Using Battelle Structural Stress Method
Jeong Kyun Hong, Thomas Forte, Battelle
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0902
A Mesoscopic-Stress Based Fatigue Limit Theory - A Revised Dang Van's Model
Virgiliu-Adrian Savu, Oakland University; Yung-Li Lee, Chrysler Group LLC; Anthony Han, Azadeh Narimissa, Amir Kazemi, Oakland University
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-0917
Damage Mechanisms of Stainless Steels under Thermal Fatigue
Pierre-Olivier Santacreu, Laurent Faivre, Aperam R&D; Antoine Acher, Aperam Commercial Dept.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-0913
Fatigue Based Lightweight Optimization of a Pickup Cargo Box with Advanced High Strength Steels
Guofei Chen, United States Steel Corp.; Mingchao Guo, Weidong Zhang, Chrysler Group LLC
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Multi-Scale Modeling of Fatigue of Chopped and Continuous Fiber Composites
Thierry Malo, Kurt Danielson, e-Xstream Engineering; Laurent Adam, e-xstream Engineering; Roger Assaker, e-Xstream Engineering
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0921
Fuel Tank Strap Fatigue Sensitivity Study under Fuel Level Variation and Payload Variation
Barry (Baizhong) Lin, Mike Gundle, Mike Rowley, Alan Aloe, Frederick Zweng, Eric Blackburn, Chandra Thandhayuthapani, Chandra Thonta, Edward Law, Kah Wah Long, Mike Temkin, Zachary Calkins, Chrysler Group LLC
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-0916
Prediction of Life Distribution and Design Robustness of Converter Joint Durability Using CAE Techniques
John George, Bharat Joshi, H.R. Shih, Yin Chen, Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00392, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Materials Modeling and Testing Committee / Materials Engineering Activity