Publications

Peer reviewed journal articles:

  1. Ramadhan RS, Kockelmann W, Triestino M, Parfitt D, Chen B, Fitzpatrick ME, Tremsin AS “Characterisation and application of Bragg-edge transmission imaging for strain measurement and crystallographic analysis on the IMAT beamline” (In Press 2019) Journal of Applied Crystallography
  2. Sharma H, Parfitt D, Syed AK, Wimpenny D, Muzangaza E, Baxter G, Chen B, “A critical evaluation of microstructural gradient along the build direction in electron beam melting processed Ti-6Al-4V alloy” (2019) Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 744, pp. 182-194
  3. Kan W, Chen B, Jin C, Peng H, Lin J, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of a high Nb-TiAl alloy fabricated by electron beam melting” (2018) Materials & Design, vol. 160, pp. 611-623
  4. Peng H, Shi Y, Gong S, Guo H, Chen B, “Microstructure, mechanical properties and cracking behaviour in a g’-precipitation strengthened nickel-base superalloy fabricated by electron beam melting” (2018) Materials & Design, vol. 159, pp. 155-169
  5. Warren AD, Chen B, Griffiths I, Flewitt PEJ “The role of post service heat treatment on the contributions of creep deformation and fracture to service life of AISI Type 316H steel components” (2018) Key Engineering Materials, vol. 774, pp. 247-252
  6. Ramadhan RS, Syed AK, Tremsin AS, Kockelmann W, Dalgliesh, R, Chen B, Parfitt D and Fitzpatrick ME “Mapping residual strain induced by cold working and by laser shock peening using neutron transmission spectroscopy” (2018) Materials & Design, vol. 143, pp. 56-64
  7. Kan W, Liang Y, Peng H, Chen B, Guo H, Lin J “Microstructural degradation of Ti-45Al-8Nb alloy during the fabrication process by electron beam melting” (2017) JOM, vol. 69, pp. 2596-2601
  8. Wang R, Chen B, Zhang X, Tu S, Wang J, Zhang C “The effects of inhomogeneous microstructures and loading waveform on creep-fatigue behaviour in a forged and precipitation hardened nickel-based superalloy” (2017) International Journal of Fatigue, vol. 97, pp. 190-201
  9. Hu J, Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Cocks ACF “On the evaluation of the Bauschinger effect in an austenitic stainless steel – The role of multi-scale residual stresses” (2016) International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 84, pp.  203-223
  10. Chen B, Hu J, Wang Y, Kabra S, Cocks ACF, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ “Internal strains between grains during creep deformation of an austenitic stainless steel” (2015) Journal of Materials Science, vol. 50, pp. 5809-5816
  11. Chen B, Hu J, Flewitt PEJ, Cocks ACF, Ainsworth RA, Smith DJ, Dean DW, and Scenini F “Effect of thermal ageing on creep and oxidation behaviour of Type 316H stainless steel” (2015) Materials at High Temperature, vol. 32, pp. 592-606
  12. Chen B, Hu J, Wang Y, Zhang S, Van Petegem S, Cocks ACF, Smith DJ, and Flewitt PEJ “Role of the misfit stress between grains on the Bauschinger effect for a polycrystalline material” (2015) Acta Materialia, vol. 85, pp. 229-242
  13. Chen B, Flewitt PEJ, Cocks ACF, Smith DJ “A review of the changes of internal state related to high temperature creep of polycrystalline metals and alloys” (2015) International Materials Reviews, vol. 60, pp. 1-29
  14. Hu JN, Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Cocks ACF “Self-consistent modelling and the evaluation of lattice deformation in a polycrystalline austenitic stainless steel” (2015) Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 2, pp. S424-S433
  15. Chen B, Hu J, Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Cocks ACF, Zhang S “Quantifying internal stress and internal resistance associated with thermal ageing and creep in a polycrystalline material” (2014) Acta Materialia, vol. 67, pp. 207-219
  16. Chen B, Skouras A., Wang Y, Kelleher JF, Zhang S, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Pavier MJ “In situ neutron diffraction measurement of residual stress relaxation in a welded steel pipe during heat treatment” (2014) Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 590, pp. 374-383
  17. Evans A, Eren E, Chen B, Pavier M, Wang Y, Pierret S, Moat R, Mori B, Zhang S “ENGIN-X instrument for materials science and engineering research” (2013) Neutron News, vol. 23, pp. 22-26
  18. Chen B, Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Jones CP “An improved method to identify grain boundary creep cavitation in 316H austenitic stainless steel” (2011) Ultramicroscopy, vol. 111, pp. 309-313
  19. Chen B, Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Younes CM “A microstructural sensitivity study of 316H austenitic stainless steel to inter-granular creep fracture” (2011) Key Engineering Materials, vol. 488-489, pp. 658-661
  20. Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Spindler MW “Constitutive equations that describe creep stress relaxation for 316H stainless steel at 550ºC” (2010) Materials at High Temperature, vol. 28, pp. 162-171
  21. Chen B, Flewitt, PEJ, Smith DJ “Microstructural sensitivity of 316H austenitic stainless steel: residual stress relaxation and grain boundary fracture” (2010) Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 527, pp. 7387-7399

Peer reviewed conference proceedings:

  1. Chen B, Lindsay J, Scenini F Ainsworth RA “Oxidation behaviour of an austenitic stainless steel used in the UK advanced gas cooled reactors” NACE Corrosion 2015, Dallas, 2015
  2. Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Zhang S “Measurement of internal stress and internal resistance resulting from creep of Type 316H stainless steel” 13th International Conference on Fracture, Beijing, 2013
  3. Hu J, Chen B, Smith DJ, Cocks ACF “A self-consistent model in the local residual stress evaluation of 316H stainless steel” 13th International Conference on Fracture, Beijing, 2013
  4. Chen B, Hu J, Zhang SY, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ “Effects of thermal ageing on the lattice strains in a single phase polycrystalline material measured by neutron diffraction” 12th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment, Manchester, 2012
  5. Chen B, Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Younes, CM “A microstructural sensitivity study of 316H austenitic stainless steel to inter-granular creep fracture” International Conference on Fracture Damage Mechanics, Dubrovnik, 2011
  6. Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Spindler MW “Effect of multiaxial stress state and microstructure on creep properties of austenitic stainless steel” 11th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment, Manchester, 2011
  7. Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ “Application of focused ion beam milling and imaging for studying creep cavitation” 11th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment, Manchester, 2011
  8. Flewitt PEJ, Chen B, Smith DJ “Relaxation of residual stresses and grain boundary fracture in 316H stainless steel” International Symposium of Structural Integrity, Shanghai, 2010
  9. Chen B, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ, Zhang SY “Evaluating residual stress behaviour in 316H stainless steel using neutron diffraction” International Symposium of Structural Integrity, Shanghai, 2010
  10. Chen B,  Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Spindler MW “Prediction of creep stress relaxation for 316H austenitic stainless steel at 550°C” 5th International Conference on High Temperature Defect Assessment, Guildford, 2010
  11. Chen B,  Flewitt PEJ, Smith DJ, Spindler MW “Creep relaxation of residual stresses in the heat affected zone of Type 316H austenitic stainless steel weldments” European Conference Fracture 18, Dresden, 2010
  12. Chen B, Spindler MW, Smith DJ, Flewitt PEJ “Effect of thermo-mechanical history on reheat cracking in 316H austenitic stainless steel weldments” The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Pressure Vessels and Piping, Bellevue, 2010
  13. Chen B, Wu S “The effect of grain size on fatigue crack initiation in pipeline steels” International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment, Beijing, 2007

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