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Some Corrosion Effects in Accelerated Cavitation Damage

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W. C. Leith

Dominion Engineering Works, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A. Lloyd Thompson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

J. Basic Eng 82(4), 795-802 (Dec 01, 1960) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3662761 History: Received July 02, 1959; Online November 04, 2011

Abstract

The conjoint mechanical-chemical destruction of metals by accelerated cavitation in a magnetostriction apparatus indicates relative effects of the metal properties (hardness, metallurgical structure, corrosion-fatigue limit) and of the liquid characteristics (temperature, pressure, wettability) which have been confirmed by field experience in hydraulic turbines and in water-cooled diesel cylinder liners.

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