Diffusion of Hydrogen Near an Elasto-Plastically Deformed Crack Tip

  • Hideo Kitagawa
  • Yukio Kojima


The mechanism of hydrogen embrittlemnt(HE) of high strength steels at room temperature has been discussed, with no unified consensus on understanding of its phenomenon itself nor the method of its quantitative evaluation.


Stress Intensity Factor Plane Strain Crack Growth Rate Hydrogen Concentration High Strength Steel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideo Kitagawa
    • 1
  • Yukio Kojima
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial ScienceUniversity of TokyoMinato-ku, TokyoJapan

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