A Simple Model of Dissipative Processes in Ferroelastics


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A simple model of dissipative processes originally developed for magnetic materials is extended to ferroelastic materials, in particular to shape memory alloys that display a pseudoelastic behaviour. The model based on non-equilibrium dissipative dynamics leads to kinetic equations. The characteristic feature of the model is a three-level response to the acting force field describing the transition between two opposite states of saturation through the intermediate parent structural state.



Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 172-174)

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Yves Bréchet, Emmanuel Clouet, Alexis Deschamps, Alphonse Finel and Frédéric Soisson




I. Paidarova et al., "A Simple Model of Dissipative Processes in Ferroelastics", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 172-174, pp. 1189-1194, 2011

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June 2011




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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-56565-6_2

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