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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Fracture Prediction in Multiphase Steels

Location

Material Measurement Laboratory, Applied Chemicals and Materials Division

RO# Location
50.64.72.B7375 Boulder, CO

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Fekete, James R james.fekete@nist.gov 303.497.5204

Description

Multiphase advanced high strength steels (AHSS) with tensile strengths greater than 780 MPa are increasing in importance because of their attractive combination of strength and ductility. Fracture prediction during processing of AHSS sheet is challenging as a result of its apparent dependence on microstructure. This project involves a detailed analysis of the evolution of failure in AHSS, correlating behavior to microstructural characteristics. Mechanical testing, acoustic emission, SEM, TEM, and neutron diffraction techniques and expertise are available for the work. Extensive opportunities for industrial collaboration are available.

 

Keywords:
Materials; Reliabilty; Mechanical behavior; Fracture; Dual phase; AHSS; Advanced high strength steel; Acoustic emission; Infrastructure;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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