Hydrogen Trapping in Steels

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Hydrogen Trapping in Steels


Hydrogen embrittlement

Hydrogen Embrittlement

Slide 5

Hydrogen Trapping

Slide 7

Effective factors for trapping

Purpose of research

Slide 10

Diffusion-controlled growth in a ternary system (Fe-C-X)

Slide 12

Test steels for research

Example of calculations

Slide 15

Further work

Author: Shingo Yamasaki

E-mail: sy220@hermes.cam.ac.uk

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This material is reproduced with the permission of Shingo Yamasaki, University of Cambridge and The Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan

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