Calculation of nitrogen absorption into austenitic stainless steel plate and wire

Toshihiro Tsuchiyama, Taishiro Fukumaru, Makoto Egashira, Setsuo Takaki

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The behavior of nitrogen absorption into plate and wire was analyzed for an austenitic steel. The boundary condition on nitrogen concentration at specimen surface was given by the equilibrium nitrogen concentration as a function of the chemical composition of the steel. The treatment temperature of 1473 K was selected by considering the sufficient amount of diffusivity, the wide solubility of nitrogen, and the practical viewpoint. Hardness of the obtained materials was measured with a micro-Vickers hardness testing machine at a load of 0.98 N.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1121-1123
Number of pages3
Journalisij international
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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