To access the full text documents, please follow this link: http://hdl.handle.net/2117/14560

Shear banding phenomenon during severe plastic deformation of an AZ31 magnesium alloy
Cabrera Marrero, José M.; Fatemi-Varzaneh, S.M.; Zarei-Hanzaki, A.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Ciència dels Materials i Enginyeria Metal·lúrgica; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. PROCOMAME - Processos de Conformació de Materials Metàl·lics
Severe plastic deformation was applied on a wrought AZ31 magnesium alloy by a new method called accumulative back extrusion (ABE). Instabilities of plastic flow in the form of localized shear bands were experimentally observed during ABE processing of the AZ31 alloy. The obtained microstructures show the appearance of shear bands in ABE processed specimens, the extent of which was observed to be decreased by increasing the temperature. The restricted flow (due to the deformation geometry) was discussed as the main cause of the latter behavior. A noticeable grain refinement was observed inside the shear bands which was attributed to the occurrence of continuous dynamic recrystallization inside the bands. To analyze the homogeneity of mechanical properties, the microhardness variations from the deformed bulk to the shear bands were measured and interpreted. The role of shear banding in grain refinement with no harmful effect on material soundness was explained.
Peer Reviewed
Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria dels materials
Magnesi -- Aliatges
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Article
         

Show full item record

Related documents

Other documents of the same author

Fatemi Varzaneh, Mahmood; Zarei-Hanzaki, A.; Vaghar, R.; Cabrera Marrero, José M.
Suarez, L.; Rodríguez Calvillo, Pablo; Cabrera Marrero, José M.; Martinez Romay, A; Majuelos Mallorquin, D
Casas, C.; Tejedor Busquets, Robert; Rodríguez Baracaldo, R.; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Cabrera Marrero, José M.
 

Coordination

 

Supporters