Mechanics - Microstructure - Corrosion Coupling: Concepts, Experiments, Modeling and Cases presents the state-of-the-art on scientific and technological developments relating to the durability of materials and structures subjected to mechanical and environmental stress in industries such as energy, aeronautics, chemistry and oil. Experimental, theoretical and numerical aspects are tackled at different scales, providing readers with the most advanced tools and scientific approaches to apprehend coupling phenomena by understanding associated mechanisms, identifying variables of the first order, and proposing strategies to control and/or extend the lifespan of structures in a multi-process coupling situation.
In addition, the book presents the latest advances in research in these areas (hydrogen embrittlement, stress corrosion, fatigue, etc.), especially in the consideration of the multi-scale aspect of the phenomena in the implementation of dedicated experiments.
- Reviews the status of scientific and technological developments related to the durability of materials
- Addresses experimental, theoretical and numerical aspects at different scales
- Provides the most advanced tools and scientific approaches
- Focuses on the latest advances, such as hydrogen embrittlement, stress corrosion, fatigue, and more
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Part 1. The Basics for Understanding Mechanics-Environment-Microstructure Couplings 1. Environmentally Assisted Cracking 2. The Basics to Better Understand Couplings in Physical Metallurgy 3. Continuum Mechanics 4. Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation 5. Surface Chemistry and Passivation of Metals and Alloys 6. Electrochemistry for Mechanically assisted Corrosion 7. Modeling Tools: From the Atom to the Macroscopic Scale
Part 2. Hydrogen and the Embrittlement of Metallic Materials Ad/Absorption, Trapping and Transport Mechanisms 8. State of Hydrogen in Matter: Fundamental Ad/Absorption, Trapping and Transport Mechanisms 9. Hydrogen and Crystal Defects Interactions: Effects on Plasticity and Fracture 10. Industrial Consequences of Hydrogen Embrittlement 11. Experimental Techniques for Dosage and Detection of Hydrogen
Part 3. Stress Corrosion Cracking 12. Effect of Stress/Strain Fields on Electrochemical Activity: Metallurgy/Stress Interaction and Surface Reactivity 13. Stress Corrosion Cracking. Between the Corrosion Defect and the Long Crack: the Phase of the Initiation of the Cracks 14. Stress Corrosion Crack Propagation 15. Oxidation-assisted Cracking 16. Stress Corrosion Cracking: From In-service Cracking to Laboratory Studies
Part 4. Corrosion Fatigue 17. Corrosion and Hydrogen Fatigue at Different Scales 18. Local-scale Modeling of Plasticity-Environment Interactions 19. Specific Cases of Corrosion Fatigue
Part 5. Additional Information and the Paths to Solving Interrelated Problems 20. Local Electrochemical Methods Adapted to Studying Environment-Microstructure-Mechanics Couplings 21. Mechanical Tests in Corrosive Environments and Under Gaseous Hydrogen 22. Liquid Metal Embrittlement
Is a Professor in ENSIACET -INPT / CIRIMAT (UMR-CNRS 5085). She is Head of the Research Group MEMO (Mechanics - Microstructure - Oxidation and corrosion, 48 persons) in CIRIMAT. She is also Head of a teaching section for third year students "Innovative Materials with a specific class "Durability in the ENSIACET and Head in INPT of Master 2 "Structural Materials for Aeronautics and Space applications". Pr. Blanc received her Ph. D (1997) in Material Science from the INPT in the Laboratory of Crystallography, Reactivity and Protection of Materials, Toulouse, France. Her field of research is corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen embrittlement of metallic materials with a focus about the coupling between microstructure - mechanics - environment. She has published over 130 papers in scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. She has been awarded the 1998 Léopold Escande Prize by INPT, the 2001 H.J. Engell Prize from The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), the 2005 Jean Rist Medal from the French Society of Metallurgy and Materials (SF2M), the 2006 FEMS Lecturer from the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS) and the 2013 Constellium Prize from the French Academy of Science. She is President of the Scientific and Technical Comity and of the "Stress corrosion cracking - Hydrogen embrittlement - corrosion fatigue commission of the CEFRACOR, France. She has supervised 24 Ph. D students.
Is an Assistant Professor in University of Bordeaux / I2M (UMR-CNRS 5295). She is Head of the Research Group MCH (Mechanics - Corrosion - Hydrogen, 10 persons) in I2M. She was also Head in Bordeaux University of Master 2 "non-destructive control of materials and structure" from 2006 to 2013. Dr. Aubert received her Ph. D (1998) in Engineering Sciences specialty Mechanics of Materials from the University of Metz in the Laboratory of Physics and Mechanics of Materials, Metz, France. Her field of research is stress corrosion cracking and hydrogen embrittlement of metallic materials with a focus about the modelling of the coupling between microstructure - mechanics- environment. She has published over 100 papers in scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. She has supervised 9 Ph. D students.