- Reviews the latest developments in the design, evaluation, prevention and repair of weld cracks
- Assesses recent advances in welding technology, design and material selection
- Analyses weld crack behaviour, evaluation and repair including environment assisted weld cracking
Table of Contents
- Part 1 Welding technology and design to prevent weld cracking: Selection of weld-crack resistant stainless steels; Robust welding technologies for ferrous alloys; Design against cracking in ferrous weldments; A discussion of the current procedures for design of welds against fatigue. Part 2 Weld crack behaviour, evaluation and repair: Mechanical behaviour of stainless steel, ferritic steels welds and weld joints; Fracture toughness in the design and operation of ferrous weldments; Testing and evaluation of weld cracking in ferrous alloys; Lessons learnt from failures in ferrous weldments; Cracking in high-performance superduplex stainless steel welds; Weld metal cracking in cellulosic girth welds of pipelines; Repair of weld cracks; Measurement of residual stresses in weld repairs in steels. Part 3 Environment-assisted weld cracking: Corrosion issues in ferrous weldments; Advances in techniques for determination of susceptibility of welds to stress corrosion cracking (KISCC); Less explored types of environment-assisted cracking of welds: Industrial issues and research opportunities.
- No. of pages: 576
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2008
- Published: December 12, 2008
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781845695453
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