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This article is an atlas of fractographs that helps in understanding the causes and mechanisms of fracture of miscellaneous metals and alloys and in identifying and interpreting the morphology of fracture surfaces. The metals and alloys covered include tungsten, iridium, magnesium-base, iron-base, molybdenum-base, and tantalum-base materials. The fractographs illustrate fatigue striations, slow-bending fracture, quasi-cleavage fracture, corrosion-fatigue fracture, fatigue crack, intergranular cleavage, microvoid coalescence, tension-overload fracture, crack propagation, impact fracture, and high-cycle fatigue failure.

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Miscellaneous Metals and Alloys: Atlas of Fractographs, Fractography, Vol 12, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 1987, p 456–464, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000624

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