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3D modelling of intergranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC)

Abstract:

Intergranular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC) in austenitic stainless steels occurs as a result of the local grain boundary chromium depletion that can occur through diffusion processes from thermal treatment or fast neutron irradiation. Reliable models of crack nucleation and growth, and their sensitivity to microstructure, are required to underpin lifetime prediction and the development of more resistant materials. A model for 3D IGSCC crack growth has been developed, using finite element...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Materials
Role:
Author
Journal:
12th International Conference on Fracture 2009, ICF-12 More from this journal
Volume:
5
Pages:
3845-3854
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:366915
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uuid:ccbb335d-5d20-4d96-b84b-6e65a5246b78
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pubs:366915
Source identifiers:
366915
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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