Stress corrosion cracking / Corrosion fatigue / Hydrogen embrittlement

This Commission gathers everyone interested in material durability and structures subject to complex loading relying on mechanical – environmental – microstructure coupling. It therefore treats, in particular, issues related to stress corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue and hydrogen embrittlement.

This Commission organizes regular Meetings centered on a precise topic, as well as “Young researcher days”, which honors postgraduates by offering the opportunity to present their work alongside a community composed or researchers and industrialists involved in the research topics mentioned before. It is very involved, through its members, in the organization of different congresses (annual congress of EFC EUROCORR, conference Materials, etc…) and interacts with the Scientific Interest Group (GIS) “Stress corrosion cracking”.

Past events

  • CEFRACOR meeting n°19, “Mechanical tests dedicated to hydrogen embrittlement” within the framework of the meetings on specific topic “Hydrogen” (meetings n°18 and n° 16), November 12, 2019, Paris.
  • Young Researcher Days coupled with the French scientific interest grouping “SCC” Workshop, May 21-23, 2019, Poitiers.
  • M2Corr thematic courses, “Mechanics-Microstructure-Corrosion”, from October 14 to 19, 2018, Hendaye.
  • Young Researcher Days, June 13-14, 2017, Dijon.
  • CEFRACOR meeting n°18, “Hydrogen permeation applied to the study of hydrogen diffusion and trapping”, May 10, 2016, Paris.
  • Young Researcher Days, April 8-9, 2015, Saint-Etienne.
  • CEFRACOR meeting n°16, “TDS applied to hydrogen”, June 16, 2014, Paris.


Projects underway

Upcoming events:

  • Next dates within the framework of meetings on “Hydrogen” topic
    •  April 2020, “Analytical technics for the detection and localization of hydrogen (SIMS, RDA, SKPFM, …)”. -> Postponed due to CoViD 19
    • Second half of 2020, “Analysis models”
    • Young Researchers Days: May 2021 in Bordeaux and May 2023 in Toulouse. They will be combined with the scientific interest grouping “SCC” workshop.


Future events:

Normative aspects of these topics: to be initiated 

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