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Mechanics of Materials: Strain Hardening

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Explain strain hardening, on a microstructural level.

Testing: Dislocation motion, interaction and multiplication

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Dislocations pile up on slip planes at barriers in the crystals.The pile-ups produce a back stress, which opposes the applied stress on the ...

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An explanation of strain hardening at the microstructural level is provided. Dislocation, motion, interaction and multiplications are analyzed.