Analysis of failed bottom plates of a wet slop tank

Parameswara, MA and Venkataswamy, MA and Sujata, M and Bhaumik, SK (2004) Analysis of failed bottom plates of a wet slop tank. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

Cracked bottom plates of a wet slop tank were forwarded to the laboratory for analysis. Observations revealed that a number of cracks have initiated in the steel plates and propagated across the weld joints. The cracks were found progressive in nature. Analysis showed that the most probable reason for cracking of the plates was sulfide stress corrosion cracking, a form of hydrogen stress cracking.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: slop tank bottom plates;sulfide stress corrosion cracking
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2011 10:16
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2011 10:16
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9585

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