Some Recent Improvements in Electron Fractographic Analyses

  • C. D. Beachem
Part of the Sagamore Army Materials Research Conference Proceedings book series (SAMC)


Laboratory documentation of the manner in which interactions between environment, structure, and stress produce microscopic fracture surface markings is enabling more informative failure analyses. Cataloging of new features and calibration of the features with stress intensity promises to aid in failure analyses.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. D. Beachem
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Research LaboratoryUSA

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