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Hydrogen Embrittlement and Sensitization Cracking

  • Pietro Paolo Milella
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Abstract

Even dough sensitization and hydrogen embrittlement failures can be classified as stress corrosion cracking, they are so distinctive and important a form of corrosion that deserve to be treated in a section of their own. Therefore, this chapter will address just these two most devastating corrosive events that can jeopardize the integrity of metal structures: hydrogen embrittlement or cracking and stress corrosion of sensitized materials.

Keywords

Austenitic Stainless Steel Hydrogen Absorption High Strength Steel Stress Corrosion Hydrogen Embrittlement 
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Cassino, ItalyCassino (Rome)Italy

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