Localized Deformation of Equal Channel Angular Extruded Aluminum


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The localized deformation behavior of annealed Al and Al severely deformed by ECAE process was determined by using microindentation test. Using the method proposed by Tabor, the indentation stress-strain curves of annealed Al and as-ECAE deformed Al were constructed, which display similar work-hardening behavior. For annealed Al, the altitude of the indentation stressstrain curves is a function of the indenter size. A master curve then is constructed, which displays different work-hardening behavior. For the ECAE deformed Al, the indentation stress-strain curves are independent of the indenter size, suggesting that the microstructure inside the as-ECAE deformed Al is different from the annealed Al.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

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Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie




F. Yang et al., "Localized Deformation of Equal Channel Angular Extruded Aluminum", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 425-428, 2005

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January 2005




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