Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 57, Issue 11–12, pp 752–758 | Cite as

Structural and Phase State of Fractured Rotor of High-Pressure Steam Turbine

  • A. N. Smirnov
  • N. V. Ababkov
  • E. V. Kozlov
  • N. A. Koneva
  • N. A. Popova

The structural and phase state of the metal of a fractured rotor of a steam turbine is studied with the use of modern methods of physical research. The metal is shown to contain gradient structures. The cause of the failure of the rotor is established. The gradient structures are determined by the developed method of acoustic scanning.

Key words

steam turbine rotor fracture structural and phase state microcracks electron microscopy 


The work has been performed with financial support of the Russian Scientific Foundation, Agreement No. 14-19-007724.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Smirnov
    • 1
  • N. V. Ababkov
    • 1
  • E. V. Kozlov
    • 2
  • N. A. Koneva
    • 2
  • N. A. Popova
    • 2
  1. 1.T. F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Engineering UniversityKemerovoRussia
  2. 2.Tomsk State Architecture and Building UniversityTomskRussia

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