Modelling Deformation Structures in Metals Based on an Entropic Analysis
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics theory is applied to the description of plastic deformation in pure FCC metals at the steady state. The saturation flow stress is predicted as a function of temperature and strain rate for Al, Cu, Ni and Ag. The implications on the cell/subgrain size and dislocation density are explored.
P. B. Prangnell and P. S. Bate
M. X. Huang et al., "Modelling Deformation Structures in Metals Based on an Entropic Analysis", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 550, pp. 571-576, 2007