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  • We recently experienced an interesting fracture pattern on a tensile that we pulled, see attached pictures. Overall it was a typical, ductile cup/cone but the strange thing is that the perpendicular fracture face included a second, X-shaped fracture parallel ...

  • Hi Waleed, You did not mention at what condition the steel was used. Is it normalized or normalized and tempered. If it is tempered, I am guessing that the temper temperature is higher than the design temperature. If you are worried about the temperature ...

  • Question for Materials Professionals: In an ideal day, how would you devote your time? What would you consider a productive typical day to be? ------------------------------ Abdallah Elsayed Assistant Professor University of Guelph (647) 896-0651 - ...

  • Great question, the short answer is no, there is not enough data available. We have been working with our members and getting a lot of feedback about the types of data that people need. Data around micrographs, data around uncertainty quantification, ...

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    RE: Tip Tuesday

    This week's Tip Tuesday is a quick video showing you how to find events you may be interested in attending. Spoiler alert - Click on the MY EVENTS tab above and filter filter filter!! ------------------------------ Carrie Hawk ASM International ...

  • My advice to someone starting out in the field: Maintain the contacts and connections you made up to this point in your career. The materials community is a small one and so you will often find times where you reconnect with someone you met at a past ...