Strain localization in sheet metal containing a geometric defect

T. M. Link, D. A. Koss, A. T. Motta

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Tensile tests of thin ZIRCALOY-4 cladding specimens deformed under near plane-strain conditions were carried out. The tests enabled to experimentally determine the influence of groove depth on localized necking and to compare those results with the predictions of M-K theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1883-1886
Number of pages4
JournalMetallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Metals and Alloys


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