May 29-June 3, 2016 - The Imperial Hotel
Cork, Ireland

Editors:   A.K. Vasudevan, Office of Naval Research (retired), USA
  Ronald Latanision, Exponent, Inc., USA
  Henry Holroyd, Luxfer, Inc. (retired)
  Neville Moody, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

The articles for these proceedings are not peer-reviewed.

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Conference Program, A.K. Vasudevan, Ronald Latanision, Henry Holroyd, and Neville Moody (Article)

Incorrect materials selection as a cause of environmentally assisted cracking, Stan Lynch (Abstract)

Crack nucleation, growth & arrest under subcritical crack growth, K. Sadananda and Asuri K. Vasudevan (Abstract)


A perspective on environmentally-induced cracking, R.M. Latanision and A.K. Vasudevan (Abstract and Presentation)


Micromechanisms of fracture propagation in glassy polymers, Matteo Ciccotti, Matthieu George, Yannick Nziakou, Guillaume Fischer, Anne-Caroline Genix, Bruno Bresson, and Stéphane Roux (Abstract and Presentation)

Environmentally assisted fatigue of superelastic NiTi, Jan Racek, Petr Šittner, Luděk Heller, Jan Lorinčík, and Martin Petrenec (Abstract)

Competition of stress corrosion crack branches observed in-situ using time-lapse 3D x-ray synchrotron computed tomography, T L Burnett, S S Singh, T L Stannard, S A McDonald, N J H Holroyd, P J Withers, and N Chawla (Abstract)


Predicting fatigue crack initiation in metals using dislocation dynamics simulations, Veera Sundararaghavan and Christian Heinrich (Abstract and Presentation)

Role of defect interactions during hydrogen embrittlement in iron: A multiscale perspective, K.N. Solanki and I. Adlakha (Abstract)

SCC characterization of AL-Li-Cu-x Alloys, A. K. Vasudevan, T. Ramgopal, and H. Holroyd (Abstract)

The effect of composition, temper, and crack orientation on the stress corrosion cracking behavior of Al-Mg alloys, James Burns, Amber Lass, and Mike McMurtrey (Abstract)

Effect of grain boundary microstructural features on the fracture behavior of Al-Li alloys, R. Goswami (Abstract)

The effect of corrosion morphology on the fatigue initiation and small crack growth behavior of AA7050-T7451, James Burns and Noelle Easter Co (Abstract)

Microstructural and environmental effects on stress corrosion and corrosion fatigue of 7075 aluminum alloy, N. Chawla, S.S. Singh, T. Stannard, S. Niverty, J.J. Williams, De Carlo, and X. Xiao (Abstract)


Mechanical & chemical driving force affecting crack nucleation, K. Sadanand and Asuri K. Vasudevan (Abstract and Presentation)

Rate-controlling processes during environment-sensitive crack propagation in aluminum, T L Burnett, S A McDonald, J T Evans, P J Withers, and N J H Holroyd (Abstract)

Solution conductivity dependent crack size effect in stress corrosion cracking and corrosion fatigue, Alan Turnbull and Shengqi Zhou (Abstract)


Environmental assisted cracking of pipeline steels in CO2 containing environment, Marina Cabrini, Sergio Lorenzi, and Fabio Maria Bolzoni (Abstract and Presentation)


Material weakening due to corrosion in hardened bearing steels, R.H. Vegter, M. Ersson, and Bo Han (Abstract and Presentation)

Electrochemical stress intensity approach to modeling galvanic coupling and localized damage initiation in Navy Structures, William Nickerson, Keith Legg, and Nagaraja Iyyer (Abstract)


Relationship between electrochemical reaction processes and environment-assisted crack growth under static and dynamic atmospheric conditions, Fritz Friedersdorf, Carlos Hangarter, Nate Brown, Steve Policastro, and Matt Merrill (Abstract and Presentation)

Effect of sensitization on the stress corrosion cracking of AA5083, Ramgopal Thodla, A. K Vasudevan, and William Nickerson (Abstract)

Pre-exposure embrittlement of sensitized alumimium-magnesium alloy, 5083-H116, N J H Holroyd, T L Burnett, M Seifi, and J J Lewandowski (Abstract)


Investigation of electrochemically-induced repassivation of Al 7075-T6 and Al 2024-T3 as a function of applied stress and galvanic corrosion, Monica Trueba, Stefano P. Trasatti, Daniele Guastaferro, Michele Ferri, and Marina Cabrini (Abstract and Presentation)


Understanding small crack effects on failure & threshold diagrams, Daniel Kujawski (Abstract and Presentation)

A numerical model to assess the role of crack-tip hydrostatic stress and plastic deformation in Environmental Assisted Fatigue Cracking, Sergio Baragetti, Dan Kujawski, and Francesco Villa (Abstract)


Examination and prediction of corrosion fatigue damage and inhibition, Sarah E Galyon Dorman, Justin W Rausch, Saravanan Arunachalam, and Scott A Fawaz (Abstract and Presentation)

UnioGrow & UnioCorr Life Prediction Models, Nagaraja Iyyer (Abstract)

Effects of atmospheric environmental conditions on fatigue crack growth rates, Jason Niebuhr, Sarah Galyon Dorman, and Scott Fawaz (Abstract)

Understanding different factors affecting Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD) repaired Al 7075-T651 plate for structural restoration, Saravanan R. Arunachalam and Scott A. Fawaz (Abstract)

In situ three-dimensional study of corrosion fatigue crack initiation and growth of corroded 7075 aluminum alloys, T.J. Stannard, S.S. Singh, A.S.S. Sundar, S. Niverty, J.J. Williams, N. Chawla, F. De Carlo, and X. Xiao (Abstract)

Numerical and theoretical models to predict fatigue life in aggressive environments from experimental data, Sergio Baragetti and Francesco Villa (Abstract)


A method for corrosion-fatigue life prediction, Daniel Kujawski (Abstract and Presentation)

Numerical investigation of a galvanic structural joint subjected to a mechano- electrochemical loading, K.N. Solanki, B. Gholami, I. Adlakh, and N. Muthegowda (Abstract)

Investigation of Alkali metal embrittlement of Aluminum Lithium alloys using first principles calculations and dislocation theory, Veera Sundararaghavan (Abstract)