Skip to Main Content


This article describes the formation of residual stresses and distortion, providing information on the techniques for measuring residual stresses. It presents a detailed discussion on the magnitude and distribution analysis of the residual stresses and distortion in weldments. The article briefly explains the effects of residual stresses and distortion on the brittle fracture and fatigue fracture of welded structures. It also provides information on the thermal treatments of weldments.

You do not currently have access to this chapter.
Don't already have an account? Register

Koichi Masubuchi, 1993. "Residual Stresses and Distortion", Welding, Brazing and Soldering, David LeRoy Olson, Thomas A. Siewert, Stephen Liu, Glen R. Edwards

Download citation file:

Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal