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Alloy design for fracture resistance

Prasad, YVRK and Rao, Rama P (1980) Alloy design for fracture resistance. In: Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, 3 (DEC). pp. 315-331.

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Several methods for improving the strength of metallic materials are available and correlations between strength and various microstructural features have been established. The purpose of this paper is to review parallel developments favouring improved fracture resistance. Resistance to fracture in monotonie loading, cyclic loading and when fracture is environment-aided have been considered in steels, aluminium alloys and anisotropic materials. Finally, the question of optimising alloy behaviour is discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: Fracture resistance;microstructural design;cleavage fracture;ductile fracture;fracture toughness;fatigue fracture;fatigue crack growth rates;low cycle fatigue;stress corrosion cracking; optimisation.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2010 04:53
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2010 04:53
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/34625

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