Dislocation Structures in Nickel Based Superalloy Inconel 792-5A Fatigued at Room Temperature and 700°C


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Dislocations structures were studied using transmission electron microscopy in specimens of cast polycrystalline nickel based superalloy Inconel 792-5A cyclically strained up to failure with constant total strain amplitudes at temperatures 23 and 700 °C. Spatial arrangement of dislocations in individual grains was determined using the technique of oriented foils. Planar dislocation arrangements in the form of bands parallel to the {111} planes were observed in specimens cycled at both temperatures. The bands showed up as thin slabs of high dislocation density cutting both the γ channels and γ´ precipitates. They correspond to areas of cyclic slip localization. Experimental results concerning the dislocation structure are used to discuss the effect of temperature on the cyclic stress-strain response and fatigue life.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 567-568)

Edited by:

Pavel Šandera




M. Petrenec et al., "Dislocation Structures in Nickel Based Superalloy Inconel 792-5A Fatigued at Room Temperature and 700°C", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 567-568, pp. 429-432, 2008

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December 2007




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