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Mechanism of low-temperature deformation in quenched aluminium-magnesium alloys

Prasad, YVRK and Sastry, DH and Vasu, KI (1970) Mechanism of low-temperature deformation in quenched aluminium-magnesium alloys. In: Materials Science and Engineering, 6 (5). pp. 327-333.

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The dislocation mechanisms for plastic flow in quenched AlMg alloys with 0.45, 0.9, 2.7 and 6.4 at. % Mg were investigated using tensile tests and change-in-stress creep experiments in the temperaturhttp://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/cgi/users/home?screen=EPrint::Edit&eprintid=28109&stage=core#te range 87° -473° K. The higher the magnesium content in the alloy, the higher was the temperature dependence of flow stress. The alloys showed no perceptible creep in the vicinity of room temperature, while they crept at lower as well as higher temperatures. The most probable cause of hardening at temperatures below ∼ 200° K was found to be the pinning of dislocations by randomly distributed solute atoms, while athermal locking of dislocations by dynamic strain ageing during creep was responsible for the negligibly small creep rate in the room temperature range.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Materials Science and Engineering
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier B.V.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 25 May 2010 05:42
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/28109

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