The Mechanical Properties of High-Strength, Low-Alloy Steels

  • J. D. Embury
  • J. D. Evensen
  • A. Filipovic
Part of the Battelle Institute Materials Science Colloquia book series (volume 31)


This paper deals with the parameters needed to specify the structural behavior of high-strength, low-alloy (HSLA) steels and the influence of microstructural constituents on these parameters. The development of acicular, nonpolygonal ferrite microstructures through controlled rolling is an important aspect of HSLA design. The microstructural aspects of cleavage failure, ductile rupture, and delamination and of Bauschinger effects on flow stress arising from residual stresses from fabrication are considered.


HSLA Steel Fracture Resistance Acicular Ferrite Bauschinger Effect Back Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Embury
    • 1
  • J. D. Evensen
    • 1
  • A. Filipovic
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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