Work Hardening Behaviour of Heat-Treatable Al-Mg-Si-Alloys


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The work hardening of alloys hardened by precipitate heat treatments depends on the distribution of the precipitate sizes and the solute level left in the metal matrix. A mean field theory for precipitation is first applied for the ageing and subsequently it is coupled to a work hardening model to study the stress-strain responses of age hardened conditions of AA6xxx alloys. The predictions are compared to mechanical experiments and to TEM characterisations.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 519-521)

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J. Friis et al., "Work Hardening Behaviour of Heat-Treatable Al-Mg-Si-Alloys", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 519-521, pp. 1901-1906, 2006

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July 2006




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