Bauschinger effect

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Bauschinger effect

[′bau̇‚shiŋ·ər i′fekt]
(metallurgy)
A phenomenon by which the plastic deformation of a metal increases the tensile yield strength and decreases the compressive yield strength.
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y] under counterclockwise twisting is lower than under clockwise twisting can be explained by the Baushinger effect [8], as found in crystalline materials.