A method and system to develop the age and history of a crack by exposing a specimen or component to varying predetermined temperature range that covers the designated service temperatures and measuring the thickness of the oxide across the specimen along the thickness direction.
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Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR); Chun-Ang University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation (Seoul, KR)
Saxena, A., Huneycutt, R. E., & Yoon, K. B. (2020). Techniques for using oxide thickness measurements for predicting crack formation and growth history in high-temperature metallic components. Patents Granted. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/pat/372