Effect of Strain-Rate on the Fracture Morphology of LY2 Aluminum Alloy by Laser Shock Processing


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The strain-rate sensitivity of LY2 aluminum (Al) alloy subjected to laser shock processing (LSP) was investigated according to the fracture morphology at strain-rates ranging from 0.00001 s-1 to 0.1 s-1. The fracture morphology was observed by the scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Fracture morphology at different strain-rates suggested that LY2 Al alloy after LSP seemed to evolve towards a more ductile dimple fracture mode with increasing the strain-rates. The relations underlying the fracture morphology and strain-rate sensitivity were also addressed.



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Long Chen, Yongkang Zhang, Aixing Feng, Zhenying Xu, Boquan Li and Han Shen




J. Z. Lu et al., "Effect of Strain-Rate on the Fracture Morphology of LY2 Aluminum Alloy by Laser Shock Processing", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 464, pp. 677-680, 2011

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January 2011




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