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Structural Features and Application Prospects for High-Nitrogen Austenitic Steels

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The particular features of structure formation in high-nitrogen austenitic steels characterized by intermittent decomposition of solid solution and ductile-brittle transition are considered. The effects of heat treatment, thermoplastic treatment, and alloying elements on the physical and mechanical properties of high-nitrogen austenitic steels are considered. Possibilities for using such steels as structural materials are analyzed.

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    To the article ���Structural Features and Application Prospects for High-Nitrogen Austenitic Steels,��� by O. A. Bannykh, Vol. 61, Nos. 5 ��� 6, pp. 287 ��� 294, September, 2019.


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Translated from Metallovedenie i Termicheskaya Obrabotka Metallov, No. 5, pp. 22 – 29, May, 2019.

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Bannykh, O.A. Structural Features and Application Prospects for High-Nitrogen Austenitic Steels. Met Sci Heat Treat 61, 287–294 (2019).

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Key words

  • high-nitrogen austenitic steel
  • structure
  • properties
  • strength
  • ductility
  • intermittent decomposition
  • ductile-brittle transition
  • stacking fault energy
  • grain size