work hardening


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work hardening

[′wərk ¦härd·ən·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Increased hardness accompanying plastic deformation of a metal below the recrystallization temperature range.
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Work conditioning co-existed with work hardening, and eventually the two programs were merged to form the more current concept of level II return-to-work programs.
A model of large-strain cyclic plasticity describing the Bauschinger effect and work hardening stagnation.
Better performance in crash of AHSS compared to classical high strength steels is associated with higher work hardening rate and high flow stress.
The lower stress predictions by both the models are the result of thermal softening and work hardening effects at the shear plane.
The microhardness of the as-sprayed Ti coating is slightly higher than pure bulk Ti owing to the work hardening effect during deposition.
In addition, it will identify hard spots due to chemical changes, hydrogen enbrittlement and work hardening.
The latter two assumptions imply that work hardening in the material should not be significant enough to generate stable necking.
Most commonly seen when rough machining work hardening materials such as stainless steels and high-temp alloys.
Work hardening is another and, related, the impulses traveling through a spring exist well beyond the expected back-and-forth compression and rebound stresses.
Gerberich says that the surprising boost in hardness results from a familiar metallurgy process called work hardening.
The sharp cutting edges and large conical front rake clearance reduce workpiece work hardening.
Work hardening, induced by cold working the material, results in an increase in yield strength.