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Mechanical Testing and Evaluation

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Howard Kuhn
Howard Kuhn
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Dana Medlin
Dana Medlin
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ASM International
Volume
8
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-176-4
Publication date:
2000
Book Chapter

Evaluation of Environmentally Assisted Crack Growth

By
Y. Katz
Y. Katz
University of Minnesota
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N. Tymiak
N. Tymiak
University of Minnesota
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W.W. Gerberich
W.W. Gerberich
University of Minnesota
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Published:
2000
Page range:
612 - 648

Abstract

This article describes the types, mechanism, and typical test methods along with their configurations for the evaluation of hydrogen embrittlement, stress-corrosion cracking, and corrosion fatigue with an emphasis on fracture mechanics methodologies for metals. An overview on the environmentally assisted crack growth of polymers is also included. The article details the evaluation of nanoscale environmental effects and indentation-induced cohesive cracking. It also provides information on scanning probe microscopy.

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Y. Katz, N. Tymiak, W.W. Gerberich, 2000. "Evaluation of Environmentally Assisted Crack Growth", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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