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Effect of Hydrogen on the Tensile Properties of Metals

  • Shigeru HamadaEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter describes the effect of hydrogen on tensile properties of metals, showing that the hydrogen-assisted fracture is more enhanced for a material with higher tensile strength. It is also demonstrated that the relative reduction of area of austenitic stainless steels strongly correlates with nickel equivalent.

Keywords

Hydrogen Hydrogen-assisted fracture Slow strain rate tensile test Reduction of area Nickel equivalent Austenitic stability Steel Hydrogen safety 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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