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Thermodynamical constitutive model for the shape memory effect due to transformation and reorientation
Author(s): James G. Boyd; Dimitris C. Lagoudas
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Paper Abstract

Shape memory effect and pseudoelasticity due to phase transformation and reorientation are modelled by specifying the free energy function and the dissipation potential. The resulting equations account for combined isotropic and kinematic hardening, adiabatic transformation, and simultaneous, coupled transformation and reorientation. Adiabatic transformation results indicate `thermal hardening' that substantially increases the final transformation stress relative to isothermal transformation.

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Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2189, Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Smart Materials, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174064
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James G. Boyd, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Dimitris C. Lagoudas, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2189:
Smart Structures and Materials 1994: Smart Materials
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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