Precipitation-Hardening Stainless Steels: Atlas of Fractographs
This article is an atlas of fractographs that helps in understanding the causes and mechanisms of fracture of precipitation-hardening stainless steels and in identifying and interpreting the morphology of fracture surfaces. The fractographs illustrate the cup-and-cone tension-overload fracture, low-cycle and high-cycle fatigue fracture, fracture surface, brittle intergranular fracture, hydrogen embrittlement, and intergranular stress-corrosion cracking of stainless steel components of these steels. The components include high-pressure compressor parts, springs, deflector yokes of aircraft main landing gears, and aircraft engine mount beams.
Precipitation-Hardening Stainless Steels: Atlas of Fractographs, Fractography, Vol 12, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 1987, p 370–374, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000612
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