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ASM Handbook

Materials Selection and Design

Edited by
George E. Dieter
George E. Dieter
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ASM International
Volume
20
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-194-8
Publication date:
1997
Book Chapter

Design for High-Temperature Applications

By
David A. Woodford
David A. Woodford
Materials Performance Analysis, Inc.
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Published:
1997
Page range:
573 - 588

Abstract

This article reviews the basic mechanisms of elevated-temperature behavior and associated design considerations with emphasis on metals. It discusses the key concepts of elevated-temperature design. These include plastic instability at elevated temperatures, deformation mechanisms and strain components associated with creep processes, stress and temperature dependence, fracture at elevated temperatures, and environmental effects. The article describes basic presentation and analysis methods for creep rupture. It provides information on the application of these methods to materials selection and the setting of basic design rules. The article discusses the limitations of high-temperature components, as well as the alternative design approaches and tests for most high-temperature components.

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David A. Woodford, 1997. "Design for High-Temperature Applications", Materials Selection and Design, George E. Dieter

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