Understanding and modeling of stress corrosion cracking (SCC)

Byoung Ho Choi, Alexander Chudnovsky

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Abstract

Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) is a brittle fracture of a ductile material under severe environment. Due to the complexity of mechano-chemical degradation during SCC formation, the scientific community is still far from the complete understanding of this phenomenon. Moreover, it is commonly misunderstood that polymeric materials is 'SCC-free', but it should be noticed that SCC is universal phenomenon for all engineering materials including polymers. In this paper, the similarity and differences of SCC in different materials, such as carbon steels and engineering polymers, are observed and reported. The SCC modeling in carbon steels and engineering polymers is also compared and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics IX, FDM 2010
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages801-804
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780878492411
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameKey Engineering Materials
Volume452-453
ISSN (Print)1013-9826
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9795

Keywords

  • Degradation-induced stresses
  • Densification
  • Embrittlement
  • Mechano-chemical degradation
  • Stress corrosion cracking (SCC)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Choi, B. H., & Chudnovsky, A. (2011). Understanding and modeling of stress corrosion cracking (SCC). In Advances in Fracture and Damage Mechanics IX, FDM 2010 (pp. 801-804). (Key Engineering Materials; Vol. 452-453). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.452-453.801