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Theories of Superplasticity

  • K. A. Padmanabhan
  • S. Balasivanandha Prabu
  • R. R. Mulyukov
  • Ayrat Nazarov
  • R. M. Imayev
  • S. Ghosh Chowdhury
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Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)

Abstract

Theories of superplasticity are reviewed in this chapter in the following order. (a) Theories of structural superplasticity, (b) Theories of environmental/transformation superplasticity. The theories proposed from the former Soviet Union during 1945–1962 are often referred to as the early theories and those propounded since the mid-1960s are known to as the modern theories.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Padmanabhan
    • 1
  • S. Balasivanandha Prabu
    • 2
  • R. R. Mulyukov
    • 3
  • Ayrat Nazarov
    • 4
  • R. M. Imayev
    • 5
  • S. Ghosh Chowdhury
    • 6
  1. 1.Professor of Eminence, Anna University, Member (Physical Sciences), Research & Innovation Advisory Board, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)and Research Advisor, TCS and Aditya Birla S&T Company, Former Director, IIT Kanpur and Professor, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, IIT MadrasChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering GuindyAnna UniversityChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Institute of Metals Superplasticity ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia
  4. 4.Institute of Metals Superplasticity ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia
  5. 5.Institute of Metals Superplasticity ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia
  6. 6.CSIR-National Metallurgical LaboratoryJamshedpurIndia

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