Deformation and fracture mechanics of engineering materials
Updated to reflect recent developments in our understanding of deformation and fracture processes in structural materials. This completely revised reference includes new sections on isostress analysis, modulus of rupture, creep fracture micromechanicsms, and many more.
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CHAPTER 1 1 ENVIRONMENT-ASSISTED CRACKING The image of stress
corrosion I see Is that of a huge unwanted tree, Against whose trunk we chop and
chop. But which outgrows the chips that drop; And from each gash made in its
Furthermore, he noted that the corrosion fatigue growth rates could not be
described by a single-valued function of AK in that crack growth rates were
higher at lower stress levels. Gangloff postulated that fatigue crack growth of
physically short ...
In most other situations, fracture surfaces are found to be covered with loose
foreign particles and grease or a layer of corrosion or oxidation product.
Depending on the tenacity of the debris and the electrochemical layer, various
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This is one of the best textbooks on physical metallurgy. My preference is for Dieter's book, but that is because it was the textbook for my physical metallurgy course in graduate school. Hertzberg's book is more modern. Read full review