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Dear colleagues,

I prepared archive of an old and most interesting articles, PhD thesis and reports (title and hyperlink) on LinkedIn Hydrogen Embrittlement group. (Please click on hyperlinks – red letters):

  1. Hydrogen in Steels
  2. Very nice paper about hydrogen embrittlement mechanisms with special emphasis on adsorption-induced dislocation emission (AIDE) mechanism, S. Lynch, Hydrogen embrittlement and mechanisms, Corrosion Reviews, 30(3-4), 2012, pp 105–123, DOI: 10.1515/corrrev-2012-0502
  3. TWI Paper about Hydrogen embrittlement stress corrosion cracking of superduplex stainless steel, P Woollin, Hydrogen embrittlement stress corrosion cracking of superduplex stainless steel, Paper presented at Corrosion 2001 Conf., Houston, TX, USA, 12 – 16 March 2001
  4. We have recently published an article in the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy that may be of interest to you, A. Alvaro, V. Olden, O. M. Akselsen, 3D cohesive modelling of hydrogen embrittlement in the heat affected zone of an X70 pipeline steel, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2013), pp 7539–7549
  5. PhD Thesis (free) about HISC of stainless steel, U. Kivisäkk, Influence of hydrogen on corrosion and stress induced cracking of stainless steel, PhD thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (2010), ISSN 1654-1081, ISBN 978-91-7415-598-3
  6. Informative text – tutorial about different forms of hydrogen damage (CORR-O-Scope, University of Leuven, Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering)
  7. Review paper about high temperature degradation mechanisms in power plants, including hydrogen damages (The Scientific Electronic Library Online – SciELO), H. C. Furtado, I. Le May, High temperature degradation in power plants and refineries, Materials Research, 7(1), 2004, DOI: 10.1590/S1516-14392004000100015
  8. Hydrogen technical publications (Fuel Cell Technologies Office)
  9. Very nice paper about high-resolution testing methods for local examination of hydrogen embrittlement with special emphasis on “defactant concept” and decohesion mechanism, A. Barnoush, H. Vehoff, Recent developments in the study of hydrogen embrittlement: Hydrogen effect on dislocation nucleation, Acta Materialia 58(16), 2010, pp. 5274–5285, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.05.057
  10. PhD Thesis (free) about hydrogen trapping in bearing steels, B. Szost, Hydrogen trapping in bearing steels: mechanisms and alloy design, PhD thesis, Murray Edwards College, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (2012)
  11. Very nice article – recent work about modeling and simulation of hydrogen-induced crack initiation and growth (HEDE and HELP), M. Dadfarnia, P. Novak, D. C. Ahn, J. B. Liu, P. Sofronis, D. D. Johnson, I. M. Robertson, Recent advances in the study of structural materials compatibility with hydrogen, Advanced Materials 22(10), 2010, pp. 1128–1135, DOI: 10.1002/adma.200904354
  12. Hydrogen embrittlement of aircraft components, Review article (free):”Why aircraft fail” (Materials Today), S.J Findlay, N.D Harrison, Why aircraft fail,Materials Today 5(11), 2002, pp. 18-25
  13. Report: Storage and Transport of Hydrogen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU), A. Gundersen, R. Karlsen, E. Kleven, C. Vik, Storage and Transport of Hydrogen, TPG 4140 Natural Gas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, 2010
  14. PhD Thesis (free) about hydrogen embrittlement of ferrous materials, M. E. Stroe, Hydrogen Embrittlement of Ferrous Materials, Ph.D. Thesis, Universit Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 2006
  15. Article: Environmentally-assisted cracking, Influence of hydrogen, stress and corrosion (The Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, and Testing Information Analysis Center – AMMTIAC), B. D. Craig, R. A. Lane, Environmentally-Assisted Cracking: Comparing the Influence of Hydrogen, Stress, and Corrosion on Cracking Mechanisms, The AMPTIAC Quarterly, 9(1), Spring/Summer 2005, pp. 17-24
  16. Very useful database of publications (Materials360 Online by the Materials Research Society and Cambridge University Press)
  17. Historical advancements in the field of hydrogen embrittlement, Mr. Richard Oriani, Oriani, R.A., The Physical and Metallurgical Aspects of Hydrogen in Metals in ICCF4, Fourth International Conference on Cold Fusion, 1993.
  18. Article (open access): case study of failure due to hydrogen embrittlement, A. Mallick, S. Das, J. Mathur, T. Bhattacharyya, A. Dey, Internal reversible hydrogen embrittlement leads to engineering failure of cold drawn wire, Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis, 1(2), 2013, pp. 139–143
  19. M.Sc Thesis (free) about modelling of zirconium hydrides, J. Olofsson, Ab Initio Modelling of Zirconium Hydrides, M.Sc Thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013
  20. Article: Hydrogen embrittlement of high strength galvanized steel (Archivo Digital UPM), F.J. Recio, M.C. Alonso, L. Gaillet, M. Sánchez, Hydrogen embrittlement risk of high strength galvanized steel in contact with alkaline media, Corrosion Science, 53, (2011), pp. 2853-2860, ISSN 0010-938X, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2011.05.023

Numerous prestigious experts in the field of materials science and hydrogen degradation of materials are already members of the LinkedIn Hydrogen Embrittlement Group. Their names are in bold within rhis archive.

Milos Djukic

This archive is a part of

The Network of Excellence (NoE) in Hydrogen Embrittlement


  1. Hydrogen Embrittlement Group on LinkedIn
  2. Hydrogen Embrittlement Mechanism Project on ResearchGate
  3. Hydrogen Embrittlement Group on Mendeley
  4. Hydrogen Embrittlement and Materials Science Blog on WordPress
  5. Research Topic titled “Hydrogen Embrittlement Mechanisms” in collaboration with Frontiers in Materials Journal within Corrosion Research section
  6. Damage Mechanism Group on LinkedIn

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