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Unified Constitutive Laws of Plastic Deformation

High-technology industries using plastic deformation demand soundly-based economical decisions in manufacturing design and product testing, and the unified constitutive laws of plastic deformation give researchers aguideline to use in making these decisions. This book provides extensive guidance in low cost manufacturing without the loss of product quality. Each highly detailed chapter of Unified Constitutive Laws of Plastic Deformation focuses on a distinct set of defining equations. Topics covered include anisotropic and viscoplastic flow, and the overall kinetics and thermodynamics of deformation. This important book deals with a prime topic in materials science and engineering, and will be of great use toboth researchers and graduate students.

The audience for this book includes materials researchers involved in processing, manufacturing, and design studies; test engineers; university, institutional, and industrial libraries; and graduate students in materials science, mechanical, and industrial engineering, especially in materials, manufacturing, and design courses.

Hardbound, 463 Pages

Published: May 1996

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-425970-6


  • J.L. Chaboche, Unified Cyclic Viscoplastic Constitutive Equations: Development, Capabilities, and Thermodynamic Framework. Y. Estrin, Dislocation-Density–Related Constitutive Modeling. R.W. Evans and B. Wilshire, Constitutive Laws for High-Temperature Creep and Creep Fracture. G.A. Henshall, D.E. Helling, and A.K. Miller, Improvements in the MATMOD Equations for Modeling Solute Effects and Yield-Surface Distortions. A.S. Krausz and K. Krausz,The Constitutive Law of Deformation Kinetics. E. Krempl, A Small-Strain Viscoplasticity Theory Based on Overstress. J. Ning and E.C. Aifantis, Anisotropic and Inhomogenous Plastic Deformation of Polycrystalline Solids. S.V. Raj, I.S. Iskowitz, and A.D. Freed, Modeling the Role of Dislocation Substructure During Class M and Exponential Creep. K. Krausz and A.S. Krausz, Comments and Summary. Subject Index.


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