Thermo-mechanical fatigue (TMF) crack growth modelling has been conducted on Inconel 718 with dwell time at maximum load. A history dependent damage model taking dwell damage into account, developed under isothermal conditions, has been extended for TMF conditions. Parameter determination for the model is carried out on isothermal load controlled tests at 550–650°C for surface cracks, which later have been used to extrapolate parameters used for TMF crack growth. Further, validation of the developed model is conducted on a notched specimen subjected to strain control at 50–550°C. Satisfying results are gained within reasonable scatter level compared for test and simulated number of cycles to failure.

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