Influence of Hold Time on Creep-Fatigue Life and Metallurgical Degradation at High Temperature

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This paper investigates the influence of various hold times on creep-fatigue life at 600oC. The relationship between the crack growth behavior and hold time was studied, and a metallurigical investigation to examine the effect of creep was performed. To examine the relationship between creep-fatigue life and microvoids, the fraction of micro-voids/cavity area was analyzed at the crack tip. The crack growth rate of the HAZ was found to be faster than that of base metal while creep-fatigue life was found to be shorter. Finally, it can be stated that the fraction of cavity area, Fca could be utilized for the life prediction under creep-fatigue interaction. As the hold time increased, the creep damage was observed along the prior austenite grain boundaries and inside and boundaries of delta-ferrite.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 306-308)

Edited by:

Ichsan Setya Putra and Djoko Suharto

Pages:

1013-1018

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.306-308.1013

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B. S. Lim and B. J. Kim, "Influence of Hold Time on Creep-Fatigue Life and Metallurgical Degradation at High Temperature ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 306-308, pp. 1013-1018, 2006

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March 2006

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