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Description: This animation shows micrograph examples of ductile and brittle fracture surfaces. Please, click on the micrograph which corresponds to ductile fracture.
Keywords: machining • forming • forging • sheet • uniaxial tensile tests • specimen preparation • stress-strain curves • flow curves • strain-hardening exponent • n • anisotropy • anisotropic values • rolling direction • vertical anisotropy • polar coordinates • aluminium body sheet alloys • car body sheet alloys • hydraulic bulge test • Erichsen cupping test • cup drawing test according to Swift • heat-treatable • aluminium alloy • blank diameter to thickness ratio • limiting draw ratio • Engelhardt drawability • forming limit diagram • FLD
Categories: Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Plastic deformation
Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fracture
Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Properties > Mechanical & thermal
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: Hugh Shercliff, University of Cambridge
Joseph Robson, Manchester Materials Science Centre
MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Contributions: John Humphreys, Manchester Materials Science Centre
Christian Leppin, Alcan Fabrication Europe
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 05 October 2004
Date added: 09 June 2010
Resource ID: 2840