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Title: Nonlinear resonant ultrasound spectroscopy of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel rods

Abstract

Stainless steel containers are susceptible to stress corrosion cracking (SCC) under certain stress and corrosion conditions. Nonlinear ultrasonic techniques are very sensitive to the early presence of damage, more so than linear techniques. Nonlinear Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (NRUS) is used here to measure a nonlinear shift in the resonance frequency due to a cumulative amount of SCC. Steel rods are immersed in a heated magnesium chloride solution and removed after different exposure times. NRUS measurements are conducted using the fundamental longitudinal mode of vibration. Rods exposed longer generally have a larger resonance frequency shift and are therefore more nonlinear. Thus NRUS might offer a means of detecting a cumulative SCC damage in a sample.

Authors:
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  1. Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1544723
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1636917
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-27596
Journal ID: ISSN 0963-8695
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001; NE0008442
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
NDT and E International
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 102; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0963-8695
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Acoustics; Nondestructive Testing; Stress Corrosion Cracking; Crack; Nonlinear

Citation Formats

Hogg, Stephen M., Anderson, Brian E., Le Bas, Pierre-Yves, and Remillieux, Marcel C. Nonlinear resonant ultrasound spectroscopy of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel rods. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.12.007.
Hogg, Stephen M., Anderson, Brian E., Le Bas, Pierre-Yves, & Remillieux, Marcel C. Nonlinear resonant ultrasound spectroscopy of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel rods. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.12.007
Hogg, Stephen M., Anderson, Brian E., Le Bas, Pierre-Yves, and Remillieux, Marcel C. Sat . "Nonlinear resonant ultrasound spectroscopy of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel rods". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.12.007. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1544723.
@article{osti_1544723,
title = {Nonlinear resonant ultrasound spectroscopy of stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel rods},
author = {Hogg, Stephen M. and Anderson, Brian E. and Le Bas, Pierre-Yves and Remillieux, Marcel C.},
abstractNote = {Stainless steel containers are susceptible to stress corrosion cracking (SCC) under certain stress and corrosion conditions. Nonlinear ultrasonic techniques are very sensitive to the early presence of damage, more so than linear techniques. Nonlinear Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (NRUS) is used here to measure a nonlinear shift in the resonance frequency due to a cumulative amount of SCC. Steel rods are immersed in a heated magnesium chloride solution and removed after different exposure times. NRUS measurements are conducted using the fundamental longitudinal mode of vibration. Rods exposed longer generally have a larger resonance frequency shift and are therefore more nonlinear. Thus NRUS might offer a means of detecting a cumulative SCC damage in a sample.},
doi = {10.1016/j.ndteint.2018.12.007},
journal = {NDT and E International},
number = C,
volume = 102,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {12}
}

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