intergranular fracture


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intergranular fracture

[¦in·tər′gran·yə·lər ′frak·chər]
(metallurgy)
Propagation of a crack along the grain boundaries of a metal or alloy.
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H N G Wadley, C B Scruby and G Shrimpton, Quantitative acoustic emission source characterisation during low temperature cleavage and intergranular fracture, Acta Metallurgica, Vol.
Szpunar, "Microstructural model of intergranular fracture during tensile tests," Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol.
Glaessgen, "Molecular-dynamics simulation-based cohesive zone representation of intergranular fracture processes in aluminum," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.
Quench Embrittlement: Intergranular Fracture Due to Cementite and Phosphorus in Quenched Carbon and Alloy".
11756 Fatigue fracture and intergranular fracture modes observed 10388 Intergranular fracture path.
Intergranular fracture is typical of many forms of SCC, hydrogen embrittlement, and temper-embrittled steel.
Plastics do not display cleavage and intergranular fracture.
3] materials exhibited intergranular fracture features, as shown in Figure 2, with critical flaw dimensions on the order of the grain size.
The intergranular fracture indicated a brittle failure mode and that the material had become embrittled.
A typical scanning electron micrograph of the pre-existing crack surface exhibited rock-candy"-type brittle intergranular fracture generally associated with hydrogen-induced cracking.
A Computational Model for Intergranular Fracture in Nanocrystalline and Ultra-Fine Polycrystalline Metals
Eversince aluminum (Al) has been used as a deoxidizer for steel, foundrymen have seen the occasional occurrence of a brittle, intergranular fracture mode in castings.