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Multiscale Phenomena in Plasticity : From Experiments to Phenomenology, Modelling and Materials Engineering - Joel Lepinoux

Multiscale Phenomena in Plasticity

From Experiments to Phenomenology, Modelling and Materials Engineering

By: Joel Lepinoux (Editor), Dominique Maziere (Editor), Vassilis Pontikis (Editor), Georges Saada (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 2000
ISBN: 9780792362524
Number Of Pages: 529

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A profusion of research and results on the mechanical behaviour of crystalline solids has followed the discovery of dislocations in the early thirties. This trend has been enhanced by the development of powerful experimental techniques. particularly X ray diffraction. transmission and scanning electron microscopy. microanalysis. The technological advancement has given rise to the study of various and complex materials. not to speak of those recently invented. whose mechanical properties need to be mastered. either for their lise as structural materials. or more simply for detenllining their fonnability processes. As is often the case this fast growth has been diverted both by the burial of early fundamental results which are rediscovered more or less accurately. and by the too fast publication of inaccurate results. which propagate widely. and are accepted without criticism. Examples of these statements abound. and will not be quoted here for the sake of dispassionateness. Understanding the mechanical properties of materials implies the use of various experimental techniques. combined with a good theoretical knowledge of elasticity. thermodynamics and solid state physics. The recent development of various computer techniques (simulation. ab initio calculations) has added to the difficulty of gathering the experimental information. and mastering the theoretical understanding. No laboratory is equipped with all the possible experimental settings. almost no scientist masters all this theoretical knovledge. Therefore. cooperation between scientists is needed more than even before.

Foreword
Introduction
Mechanisms of Crystals Plasticity
Experimental Techniques: Recent Developments
Microscopic and Mesoscopic Modelling
Environmental Effects
Materials
List of Speakers
Subject Index
Partners/Sponsors
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ISBN: 9780792362524
ISBN-10: 0792362527
Series: NATO Science Series E
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 529
Published: 1st May 2000
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.49  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.82