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The Microstructure of Martensite and Its Implications for the Shape-Memory Effect

  • Kaushik Bhattacharya
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 54)

Abstract

Crystalline solids undergoing martensitic phase transformation display fine scale microstructure. The microstructure plays an important role in determining the macroscopic properties of these solids. The aim of this investigation is to understand what role the lattice parameters of the material play in determining the microstructure and consequently the macroscopic properties. The lattice parameters measure the size and shape of the crystal lattices and may be determined experimentally. In particular, the aim here is to determine if the lattice parameters of the technologically significant shape-memory alloys are special in any respect.

Keywords

Transformation Strain Young Measure Shape Strain Austenite Lattice Twinning Shear 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaushik Bhattacharya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace Engineering and MechanicsUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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