Low temperature surface hardening of austenitic stainless steel

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    Description

    The research plan is subdivided in:
    a. assessment of the thermodynamics of the S-phase
    b. assessment of the growth and decomposition kinetics of the S-phase
    c. determination of lattice strains in S-phase layers
    d. investigation of the relation between hardness, composition and residual stresses
    e. investigation of wear performance
    f. investigation of electrochemical properties
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date01/09/200101/09/2004