UHCSDB microstructure explorer

Both data and code for this project are available under permissive licenses.

If you reuse the data or code, please cite our work and contact us so we can add you to the secondary publications list below. :)

DeCost, Hecht, Francis, Webler, Picard, and Holm.
UHCSDB (Ultrahigh Carbon Steel micrograph DataBase): tools for exploring large heterogeneous microstructure datasets.
accepted for publication in IMMI 2017 doi: 10.1007/s40192-017-0097-0

Hecht, DeCost, Francis, Holm, Picard, and Webler.
Ultrahigh Carbon Steel Micrographs.

Primary publications

Hecht, Webler, and Picard.
Digital image analysis to quantify carbide networks in ultrahigh carbon steels.
Materials Characterization 2016 doi: 10.1016/j.matchar.2016.04.012

Hecht, Picard, and Webler.
Coarsening of Inter- and Intra-granular Proeutectoid Cementite in an Initially Pearlitic 2C-4Cr Ultrahigh Carbon Steel.
Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 2017 doi: 10.1007/s11661-017-4012-2

Secondary publications based on the UHCS dataset

DeCost, Francis, and Holm.
Exploring the microstructure manifold: image texture representations applied to ultrahigh carbon steel microstructures.
Accepted for publication in Acta Materialia 2017 http://arxiv.org/abs/1702.01117


We gratefully acknowledge funding for this work through National Science Foundation grants DMR-1307138 and DMR-1501830, and through the John and Claire Bertucci Foundation. Data visualization tool development by B.D., T.F., and E.H.; UHCS microscopy work by M.H., Y.P., and B.W. This work was supported in part by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Developed in PA program (D2PA), and by National Science Foundation grant CMMI-1436064. The as-cast and heat treated UHCS samples were provided by Miller Centrifugal Casting.