Physics Of Creep And Creep Resistant Alloys

  • Filename: physics-of-creep-and-creep-resistant-alloys.
  • ISBN: 0850668522
  • Release Date: 1995-08-18
  • Number of pages: 350
  • Author: F R N Nabarro
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Unique in its approach, this introduction to the physics of creep concentrates on the physical principles underlying observed phenomena. As such it provides a resource for graduate students in materials science, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, physics and chemistry as well as researchers in other fields. Following a brief mathematical treatment, the authors introduce creep phenomena together with some empirical laws and observations. The mechanisms of creep and diffusion under varying experimental conditions are subsequently analysed and developed. The second half of the text considers alloying in greater detail as well as exploring the structure and properties of superalloys and stress effects in these materials.

Creep Resistant Steels

  • Filename: creep-resistant-steels.
  • ISBN: 9781845694012
  • Release Date: 2008-03-14
  • Number of pages: 700
  • Author: Fujio Abe
  • Publisher: Elsevier



Creep-resistant steels are widely used in the petroleum, chemical and power generation industries. Creep-resistant steels must be reliable over very long periods of time at high temperatures and in severe environments. Understanding and improving long-term creep strength is essential for safe operation of plant and equipment. This book provides an authoritative summary of key research in this important area. The first part of the book describes the specifications and manufacture of creep-resistant steels. Part two covers the behaviour of creep-resistant steels and methods for strengthening them. The final group of chapters analyses applications in such areas as turbines and nuclear reactors. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Creep-resistant steels is a valuable reference for the power generation, petrochemical and other industries which use high strength steels at elevated temperatures. Describes the specifications and manufacture of creep-resistant steels Strengthening methods are discussed in detail Different applications are analysed including turbines and nuclear reactors

Microstructural Stability of Creep Resistant Alloys for High Temperature Plant Applications

  • Filename: microstructural-stability-of-creep-resistant-alloys-for-high-temperature-plant-applications.
  • ISBN: 1861250452
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 476
  • Author: A. Strang
  • Publisher: Woodhead Pub Limited



The second in a series of international conferences focusing attention on the microstructural changes occurring in high temperature materials during service exposure and identifying the processes and mechanisms leading to the observed degradation of their mechanical properties. Highlights the work in progress to develop improved high temperature materials more resistant to microstructural degradation in service.

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