Texture, Microstructure and Strain Sensibility in Compressed Magnesium Alloys


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Depending on its initial texture and external strain condition differences in deformation mechanisms, kinetics of dynamic recrystallization or even superplastic behaviors may emerge in magnesium alloys leading to distinct microstructure and texture evolutions. When imposed strain condition is altered, e.g. from plane strain compression to rolling or uniaxial compression, the deformation anisotropy will decrease in different rates and basal slip and {1012} twinning will dominate deformation process. This work examines this strain sensibility by inspecting the σ-ε curves, microstructures and textures in a quasi plane-strain compressed ZK60 alloy and compares the results with those of AZ31 alloy compressed in channel die.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 488-489)

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W.Ke, E.H.Han, Y.F.Han, K.Kainer and A.A.Luo




P. Yang et al., "Texture, Microstructure and Strain Sensibility in Compressed Magnesium Alloys", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 488-489, pp. 185-188, 2005

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July 2005




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