trying to recover its character
Same crack, showing contraction of steel-mass x 700.
(cropped from page)
illustrating H. Baucke (Amsterdam). “On the action of electrolytes on metals under stress.”
International Association for Testing Materials, VIth Congress, New York, 1912.
IATM (American Session) Proceedings, vol 2. (1912) : II20
(evidently) University of Illinois copy, no scan date.
“The cracking of boiler-plates... must be considered as a symptom of fatigue, the metal trying to recover its character as a crystalline solid. In fatigued plates the formation of flaws may also be induced by the action of an electrolyte.” p 198
H. Baucke, “On the action of electrolytes on metals under stress” (1912)