Chapter 4. Plastic Deformation

  1. John J. Gilman

Published Online: 23 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch4

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

How to Cite

Gilman, J. J. (2009) Plastic Deformation, in Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470226520

Online ISBN: 9780470446836

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Keywords:

  • inelastic deformation, occurring via homogeneous shear;
  • plastic deformation - two-dimensional process;
  • elastic strain resulting from “concerted” process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dislocation Movement

  • Importance of Symmetry

  • Local Inelastic Shearing of Atoms

  • Dislocation Multiplication

  • Individual Dislocation Velocities (Microscopic Distances)

  • Viscous Drag

  • Deformation-Softening and Elastic Relaxation

  • Macroscopic Plastic Deformation

  • References