This paper provides an overview of mechanisms for high-pH and near-neutral pH stress corrosion cracking of underground pipelines. Characteristics and historical information on both forms of cracking are discussed. This information is then used to support proposed mechanisms for crack initiation and growth.
Mechanisms of High-pH and Near-Neutral-pH SCC of Underground Pipelines
Contributed by the OMAE Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF OFFSHORE MECHANICS AND ARCTIC ENGINEERING. Manuscript received by the OMAE Division, March 2, 1999; revised manuscript received March 21, 2001. Editor: S. Liu
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Beavers, J. A., and Harle, B. A. (March 21, 2001). "Mechanisms of High-pH and Near-Neutral-pH SCC of Underground Pipelines ." ASME. J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2001; 123(3): 147–151. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1376716
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