Evaluation of Material Degradation Using Electrical Resistivity Method

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  • Published : 2000.12.01


The remaining life estimation for the aged components in power plants as well as chemical plants are very important beacuse mechanical properties of the components are degraded with time of service exposure in high temperature. Since it is difficult to take specimens from the operating components to evaluate mechanical properties of components nondestructive techniques are needed to estimate the degradation. In this study, test materials with 4 different degradation levels were prepared by isothermal aging heat treatment at 630$\^{C}$. And the DC potential drop method and destructive methods such as tensile, K(sub)IC and hardness tests were used in order to evaluate the degradation of 1-Cr-1Mo-0.25V steels. The objective of this study is to investigate the possibility of the application of DCPD method to estimated the material degradation, and to analyse the relationship between the electrical relationship between the electrical resistivity and the degree material degradation.


Electrical Resistivity;Electrical Resistance;Degradation


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