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Analysis of the transition in deformation mechanisms in superplastic 5083 aluminum alloys by orientation imaging microscopy

m alloys used in automotive, aerospace and military applications. Superplasticity requires fine grains with high-angle boundaries and resistance to failure by cavitation. OIM permits grain-specific orientation determination and quantitative assessment of the grain-to-grain disorientation distribution as well as grain size measurement in materials. The current work offers significant new insights into the development and response of superplastic microstructures; in particular, OIM data may be employed to delineate the transition from slip to grain boundary sliding in superplastic 5083 materials. / US Navy (USN) author
Date09 1900
CreatorsHarrell, James William
ContributorsMcNelley, Terry R., Mechanical Engineering
PublisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Source SetsNaval Postgraduate School
Detected LanguageEnglish
Formatx, 83 p. : ill. (some col.) ;, application/pdf
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Title 17, United States Code, Section 105, may not be copyrighted.

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