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dc.contributor.authorMa, Z.
dc.contributor.authorZhou, Y.
dc.contributor.authorLong, S.
dc.contributor.authorLu, Chunsheng
dc.identifier.citationMa, Zeng Sheng and Zhou, Yi Chun and Long, Shi Guo and Lu, Chunsheng. 2012. A new method to determine the elastopalstic properties of ductile materials by conical indentation. Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy. 55 (6): pp. 1032-1036.

Based on load-displacement curves, indentation is widely used to extract the elastoplastic properties of materials. It is generally believed that such a measure is non-unique and a full stress-strain curve cannot be obtained using plural sharp and deep spherical indenters. In this paper we show that by introducing an additional dimensionless function of DA / A (the ratio of residual area to the area of an indenter profile) in the reverse analysis, the elastoplastic properties of several unknown materials that exhibit visually indistinguishable load-displacement curves can be uniquely determined with a sharp indentation.

dc.publisherScience China Press and Springer
dc.titleA new method to determine the elastopalstic properties of ductile materials by conical indentation
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleScience in China Series G: Physics Mechanics & Astronomy

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curtin.departmentDepartment of Mechanical Engineering
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