Historical Aspects in Our Understanding of the Ductile-Brittle Transition in Steels

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I. Finnie

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

R. A. Mayville

A. D. Little Inc., Cambridge, MA 02140

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 112(1), 56-60 (Jan 01, 1990) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2903187 History: Received June 21, 1989; Revised July 25, 1989; Online April 29, 2008


The historical development of present understanding of the ductile-brittle transition in steel is traced from the earliest studies over 150 years ago to the present day. Although understanding of this topic is still incomplete, recent work has confirmed the physical insight of early investigators.

Copyright © 1990 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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