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Failure Analysis and Prevention

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William T. Becker
William T. Becker
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Roch J. Shipley
Roch J. Shipley
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ASM International
Volume
11
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-180-1
Publication date:
2002
Book Chapter

Cavitation Erosion

By
Yan-Ming Chen
Yan-Ming Chen
CETIM Senlis
,
France
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Published:
2002
Page range:
1002 - 1012
Publication history
November 01, 2002

Abstract

This article considers two mechanisms of cavitation failure: those for ductile materials and those for brittle materials. It examines the different stages of cavitation erosion. The article explains various cavitation failures including cavitation in bearings, centrifugal pumps, and gearboxes. It provides information on the cavitation resistance of materials and other prevention parameters. The article describes two American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for the evaluation of erosion and cavitation, namely, ASTM Standard G 32 and ASTM Standard G 73. It concludes with a discussion on correlations between laboratory results and service.

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Yan-Ming Chen, 2002. "Cavitation Erosion", Failure Analysis and Prevention, William T. Becker, Roch J. Shipley

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