Materials Performance and
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    First Look Papers

    Note to users: The section First Look Papers contains peer reviewed and accepted articles to be published in this journal. When the final article is assigned to an issue of the journal, the First Look Papers version will be removed from this section and will appear in the associated journal issue.

    “Reference QuenchProbe”—An Alternative Probe Design for In-Situ Estimation of Cooling Rates, Heat Flux, and Hardenability During Immersion Quenching of Hardenable Steels

    Prasanna Kumar T., Hernandez-Morales B., Totten G.

    Page Count: 25

    Published Online: 12 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140003

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140003

    A Comparative Assessment of the Hardness of Nano-Structured Bainitic Steel Affected by Using Various Quenchants

    Polishetty A., Sonavane C., Littlefair G.

    Page Count: 9

    Published Online: 12 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130101

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130101

    A Dimensional Parameter for Prediction of Cooling Performance of Quenchants

    Prabhu K., Ramesh G.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 09 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140002

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140002

    A Prediction of Quenching Parameters Using Inverse Analysis

    Landek D., Župan J., Filetin T.

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 09 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130109

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130109

    Analysis of Cracked and Notched Round Bars Under Rotary Bending

    Carpinteri A., Ronchei C., Vantadori S.

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140025

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140025

    Batch Intensive Quenching Processes for Minimizing Steel Part Distortion and Improving Part Performance Characteristics

    Kobasko N., Aronov M., Guseynov S., Rimshans J.

    Page Count: 24

    Published Online: 18 June 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130096

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130096

    Cooling Characteristics of Meso- and Nanofluids Prepared by the DPIE Method

    Dolinsky A., Grabov L., Moskalenko A., Grabova T., Logvinenko P.

    Page Count: 16

    Published Online: 26 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130106

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130106

    Cooling Characteristics of Water Based Nanofluids With Agitation

    Župan J., Landek D., Filetin T.

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 17 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140019

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140019

    Cooling Curve Analysis of Heat Treating Oils and Correlation With Hardness and Microstructure of a Low Carbon Steel

    Elmi Hosseini S., Zabett A., Li Z.

    Page Count: 20

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130067

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130067

    Cooling Performance of Select Mineral Oil and Polymer Quenchants

    Tiwary V., Prabhu N.

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 13 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140014

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140014

    Cooling Performance of Select Mineral Oil and Polymer Quenchants

    Tiwary V., Prabhu N.

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 13 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140014

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140014

    Current Investigations at Quenching Research Centre

    Liščić B., Filetin T., Landek D., Župan J.

    Page Count: 17

    Published Online: 08 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130102

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130102

    Determination of Heat Transfer Coefficients in High Speed Quenching Processes

    Frerichs F., Sander S., Lübben T., Schüttenberg S., Fritsching U.

    Page Count: 22

    Published Online: 03 June 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130112

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130112

    Development of a New Method for Testing Cooling Power Using a Silver Probe and a New Reference Quenching Fluid

    Yokota H.

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 12 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130093

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130093

    Distortion Control: Quenching Apparatus for Hardening Parts: An Overview

    Luo X., Totten G.

    Page Count: 29

    Published Online: 30 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130086

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130086

    Elastic-Plastic Finite Element Analyses of 3D Constraint Effects in Single Edge Cracked Plate Specimens

    Ding P., Wang X.

    Page Count: 22

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140027

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140027

    Extension of Fatigue Cracks in a Low-Alloy Steel After Massive Plastic Deformation

    Brueckner-Foit A., Besel M., Stein T., Zeismann F.

    Page Count: 10

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140011

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140011

    Fatigue Crack Growth from Compression Pre-Cracks

    Borz M., Chadwick M., Branin A., Riddell W.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140031

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140031

    Fatigue Crack Growth in Blade Attachment of Turbine Disks: Experimental Tests and Life Prediction

    Foletti S., Beretta S., Scaccabarozzi F., Rabbolini S., Traversone L.

    Page Count: 17

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140036

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140036

    Fatigue Monitoring of Austenitic Steels with Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMATs)

    Sorich A., Smaga M., Eifler D.

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140017

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140017

    First Prototype of Rotary-Arm Type Test System Using a Small Ball Probe for Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Quenchants

    Arimoto K., Ikuta F., Yokota H.

    Page Count: 23

    Published Online: 12 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130113

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130113

    Flow Optimization of Gas Quenching Processes Using Perforated Plates

    Bucquet T., Fritsching U.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 12 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130099

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130099

    Fracture Toughness Characterization of High-Pressure Pipe Girth Welds Using Single-Edge Notched Tension [SE(T)] Specimens

    Lucon E., Weeks T., Gianetto J., Tyson W., Park D.

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130098

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130098

    High Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Precipitation Hardened Stainless Steel Alloys in Multiphase Environments

    Gianforcaro R., Ault J.

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140044

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140044

    High-Speed Quenching of High Carbon Steel

    Martínez-Cázares G., Lozano D., Guerrero-Mata M., Colás R., Totten G.

    Page Count: 13

    Published Online: 19 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140021

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140021

    Hold-Time Effect on Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue Life and its Implications in Durability Analysis of Components and Systems

    Wei Z., Luo L., Lin B., Yang F., Konson D., Ellinghaus K., Pieszkalla M., Avery K., Pan J., Engler-Pinto C.

    Page Count: 21

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140032

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140032

    Induction Hardening—Establishing the Process Window for Induction Quenching by Using Experimental Results and Computational Tools

    Stormvinter A., Kristoffersen H., Troell E.

    Page Count: 18

    Published Online: 09 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130108

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130108

    Influence of Additive Chemistry on the Physical, Chemical, and Cooling Properties of Quenching Oils

    Matijević B., Pedišić L.

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 11 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130105

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130105

    Influence of External Factors on the Cooling Ability of Vacuum Quenching Oils

    Gospodinov D., Nikolova M., Danev P.

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 02 June 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130110

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130110

    Investigation and Development of Spray Cooling Device for Heat Treatment of Large Steel Forgings

    Maisuradze M., Yudin Y., Ryzhkov M.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 12 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130103

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130103

    Investigations of Nucleate Boiling Processes During Quenching Based on Possibilities of Noise Control System

    Kobasko N., Moskalenko A., Deyneko L.

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 13 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130095

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130095

    Investigations of Nucleate Boiling Processes During Quenching Based on Possibilities of Noise Control System

    Kobasko N., Moskalenko A., Deyneko L.

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 13 May 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130095

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130095

    Large Forgings: Microstructural Evolution and Residual Stresses Due to Quenching Treatments—A Combined Numerical and Experimental Approach

    Boniardi M., Guagliano M., Casaroli A., Andreotti R., Ballerini F.

    Page Count: 20

    Published Online: 11 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130089

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130089

    Load Interaction Effects in a Medium Strength Steel for Railway Axles

    Beretta S., Carboni M., Regazzi D.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140033

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140033

    Microstructurally Mediated Changes in Fracture Characteristics for Electrochemically Hydrogenated 4340 Steel

    Hassan M., Overfelt R.

    Page Count: 17

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140026

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140026

    Microstructure-Scale In-Situ Image Correlation-Based Study of Grain Deformation and Crack Tip Displacements in Al–Cu Alloys

    Gupta V., Willard S., Hochhalter J., Smith S.

    Page Count: 27

    Published Online: 21 October 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140041

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140041

    Modeling and Simulation of Carbide Precipitation During Tempering of Alloy Tool Steel

    Deng X., Ju D.

    Page Count: 15

    Published Online: 11 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130104

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130104

    Modeling of Dimensional Changes and Residual Stresses After Transformation-Free Cooling

    Landek D., Lisjak D., Lübben T., Župan J.

    Page Count: 20

    Published Online: 18 June 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140005

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140005

    Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Heat Transfer during Quenching in CNT Nanofluids

    Gao W., Kong L., Hodgson P.

    Page Count: 20

    Published Online: 11 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130107

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130107

    Multiaxial and Thermomechanical Fatigue of Materials: A Historical Perspective and Some Future Challenges

    Kalluri S.

    Page Count: 34

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140028

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140028

    Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer: Temperature Pulsations or Local Thermal Shocks

    Shekriladze I.

    Page Count: 18

    Published Online: 11 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130114

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130114

    Overview on Super Strengthening Phenomenon Taking Place During Intensive Quenching of Steels

    Kobasko N., Aronov M.

    Page Count: 14

    Published Online: 03 June 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20130115

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20130115

    Partial Decarburization and Intensive Quenching to Increase Fatigue Limit of Quenched Small Parts

    Lozano D., Totten G., Martinez-Cazares G., Mercado-Solis R.

    Page Count: 11

    Published Online: 17 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140008

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140008

    Revised η-Factors and J-CTOD Relationships for SE(B) Fracture Specimens Including 3D Effects and Implications for Fracture Toughness Measurements

    de Souza R., Ruggieri C.

    Page Count: 22

    Published Online: 28 August 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140030

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140030

    Sensitivity of the Heat-Transfer Coefficient Calculation

    Singer S.

    Page Count: 27

    Published Online: 12 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140006

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140006

    Test Development and Materials Characterization Capability for High-Strength Aluminum Alloy Fatigue Crack Growth Response Under Mixed-Mode Loading Conditions

    James M., Bely J., Bucci R.

    Page Count: 17

    Published Online: 26 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140029

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140029

    Understanding Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior at Low Frequencies for a Mn–Ni–Cr Steel in 3.5 % NaCl Solution Under Controlled Cathodic Potential

    Prakash R., Dhinakaran S.

    Page Count: 12

    Published Online: 05 October 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140018

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140018

    Vegetable Oils as Quenchants for Steels: Residual Stresses and Dimensional Changes

    Civera C., Rivolta B., Simencio-Otero R., Lúcio J., Totten G., Canale L.

    Page Count: 21

    Published Online: 19 September 2014

    Paper ID: MPC20140039

    DOI: 10.1520/MPC20140039