Saeed, A., Khan, Z. A. and Montgomery, E.L., 2013. Corrosion Damage Analysis and Material Characterization of Sherman and Centaur - The Historic Military Tanks. Materials Performance and Characterization , 2 (1), 1 - 16 .
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A study of corrosion damage and material characterization of two historic military tanks, the Sherman and Centaur is reported. Experiments were conducted to analyse surface corrosion and corrosion propagation from surface to sub-surface. Significant surface corrosion was found, this phenomenon was further facilitated by delamination failure mechanisms. Corrosion depth for the Sherman was approximately 110 µm, where sulphide inclusions were detected in the sub-surface analysis. The Centaur’s analysis showed corrosion pits at 100 µm depth. These pits possess random geometrical configurations with evidence of sulfur, sodium and calcium.
|Subjects:||Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Design|
Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Metallurgy and Materials
|Group:||Faculty of Science & Technology|
|Deposited By:||Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic|
|Deposited On:||06 Feb 2013 12:39|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2014 14:54|
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