Paper Title:
3D Visualisation of Short Crack Propagation in Al Alloy Using High Resolution Synchrotron X-Ray Microtomography
  Abstract

In-situ fatigue tests monitored by Synchrotron Radiation X-ray microtomography were carried out in order to visualize the three dimensional (3D) shape and evolution of short cracks in the bulk of a cast Al alloy. After the in-situ fatigue test the sample has been infiltrated with liquid Gallium (Ga) in order to visualize the grain structure of the material. Irregularities of the crack advance along the crack front can clearly be correlated to the grain structure of the material.

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Jaroslav Pokluda
Pages
227-230
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.482.227
Citation
E. Ferrié, J. Y. Buffière, W. Ludwig, "3D Visualisation of Short Crack Propagation in Al Alloy Using High Resolution Synchrotron X-Ray Microtomography", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 482, pp. 227-230, 2005
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April 2005
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