Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


The steel used for rails under heavy traffic and on sharp curves, is

[A]. Nickel steel
[B]. Chrome steel
[C]. Magnese steel
[D]. Vanadium steel.

Answer: Option C


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Pushap said: (Apr 28, 2017)  
Why not vanadium steel?

Roy said: (Jul 29, 2017)  
Vanadium steel is used in axle and springs.

Mahesh said: (Jan 7, 2018)  
Because vanadium in the Steel provides toughness where is manganese in the Steel provides tensile strength and according to given problem the main requirement hair is the tensile strength so that's why this is steel is used?

Keshav said: (Jul 11, 2020)  
Why not nickel steel? Please explain.

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