Published on Jan 1, 2008
· DOI :10.1016/B0-08-043152-6/00335-1
Part 1 General: Introduction The development of creep-resistant steels Specifications for creep-resistant steels: Europe Specifications for creep-resistant steels Production of creep-resistant steels for turbines. Part 2 Behaviour of creep-resistant steels: Physical and elastic behaviour of creep-resistant steels Diffusion behaviour of creep-resistant steels Fundamental aspects of creep deformation and deformation mechanism map Strengthening mechanisms in steel for creep and creep rupture Precipitation during heat treatment and service - Characterisation, simulation and strength contribution Grain boundaries in creep resistant steels Fracture mechanism map and fundamental aspects of creep fracture Mechanisms of creep deformation in steel Constitutive equations for creep curves and predicting service life Creep strain analysis in steel Creep crack growth behaviour and creep-fatigue behaviour of steels Creep strength of welded joints of ferritic steels Fracture mechanics: understanding in microdimensions Mechanisms of oxidation and corrosion and the influence of steam oxidation on service life of steam power plant components. Part 3 Applications: Alloy design philosophy of creep-resistant steels Using creep-resistant steels in turbines Using creep-resistant steels in nuclear reactors Creep damage - Industry needs and future R&D.