Micromechanical Aspects of Brittle Fracture Initiation in Duplex Steels

  1. Prof. Dr. P. Neumann3,
  2. Dr. D. Allen4 and
  3. Prof. Dr. E. Teuckhoff5
  1. Ivo Dlouhý1 and
  2. Zdeněk Chlup2

Published Online: 5 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606181.ch42

Steels and Materials for Power Plants, Volume 7

Steels and Materials for Power Plants, Volume 7

How to Cite

Dlouhý, I. and Chlup, Z. (2000) Micromechanical Aspects of Brittle Fracture Initiation in Duplex Steels, in Steels and Materials for Power Plants, Volume 7 (eds P. Neumann, D. Allen and E. Teuckhoff), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606181.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 40237 Düsseldorf, Germany

  2. 4

    ABB Asltom Power UK Ltd., Cambridge Road, Whetstone, Leicester LE9 GLH, United Kingdom

  3. 5

    Siemens AG, Postfach 3240, 91050 Erlangen, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Physics of Materials ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic

  2. 2

    Institute of Materials Engineering, Technical University Brno, Czech Republic

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2000

Book Series:

  1. EUROMAT 99

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301959

Online ISBN: 9783527606184

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Keywords:

  • steels for power plants;
  • materials for power plant;
  • micromechanical aspects of brittle fracture initiation;
  • duplex steels

Summary

The aim of the paper can be seen in assessment of the relationships between the microstructure and the macroscopic fracture characteristics of duplex stainless steel tested under two various crack tip constraint levels corresponding to different crack length.