acoustic fatigue

acoustic fatigue

[ə′küs·tik fə′tēg]
(mechanics)
The tendency of a material, such as a metal, to lose strength after acoustic stress.
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IHS Engineering Products today announced six new aerospace-related ESDU (Engineering Sciences Data Unit) design research tools on CD-ROM: Dynamics; Fatigue - Endurance Data; Fatigue - Fracture Mechanics; Heat Transfer; Noise; and Vibration and Acoustic Fatigue.
o Vibration and Acoustic Fatigue helps engineers investigate the possibility of acoustic fatigue.