14. Stress Corrosion Cracking

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. R. N. Parkins

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch14

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Parkins, R. N. (2011) Stress Corrosion Cracking, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch14

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • stress corrosion cracking (SCC) - metals and alloys subjected to tensile stresses, cracks that would not occur in the absence of controlling parameters;
  • role of stress in SCC, or stress intensity factor - in precracked specimens, and time to failure in a given system;
  • approaches to SCC control - and metallurgical approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environmental conditions for SCC

  • Role of stress in SCC

  • Prevention and control of SCC

  • References