Creep Rupture Behavior of Precorroded Carbon Steel

    Volume 17, Issue 1 (January 1989)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Page Count: 7


    Ragab, AR
    Professor, Associate Professor, and Technician, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait,

    Alawi, H
    Professor, Associate Professor, and Technician, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait,

    Sorein, K
    Professor, Associate Professor, and Technician, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait,

    (Received 11 January 1988; accepted 11 July 1988)

    Abstract

    Creep rupture tests have been conducted on specimens of AISI 1018 low carbon steel pre-exposed to various environments: polluted seawater, natural seawater, industrial seashore tide, drinking tap water, and industrial air. Exposure to increasingly corrosive environments before creep testing results in decreasing creep strength by appreciable amounts. With suitable extrapolation procedures, creep rupture test data may be cautiously used to generate design creep curves involving service temperature, stress, and life for precorroded steel. Further experiments are needed to investigate the combined effect of corrosion and creep on rupture life over a wider range of environmental test parameters.


    Paper ID: JTE11534J

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11534J

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    Title Creep Rupture Behavior of Precorroded Carbon Steel
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    Committee A01