Superplasticity has evolved to become a significant industrial forming process. The phenomenon of superplasticity is explored at high strain rates where it is economically more attractive. True tensile superplasticity has been demonstrated in nanocrystalline materials. The difference in the details of superplasticity between the nanocrystalline and microcrystalline state is emphasised.
S. X. McFadden et al., "High Strain Rate Superplasticity in Microcrystalline and Nanocrystalline Materials," Materials Science & Technology, Maney Publishing, Nov 2000.
Materials Science and Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Keywords and Phrases
High Strain Rates; Microcrystalline; Nanocrystalline
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Article - Journal
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