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Optimizing strength and ductility of Cu-Zn alloys through severe plastic deformation

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The effects of alloying and severe plastic deformation methods on the strength and ductility of Cu–Zn alloys were systematically investigated. Alloying decreased the grain size and increased the twinning capability. Changing from equal-channel angular press to high-pressure torsion decreased the grain size and improved the ductility. The effects on ductility are explained in terms of the different influences of grain size and twinning capability.

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Zhang, P., An, A.H., Zhang, Z.J., Wu, S.D., Li, S.X., Zhang, Z.F., Figueiredo, R.B., Gao, N. and Langdon, T.G. (2012) Optimizing strength and ductility of Cu-Zn alloys through severe plastic deformation Scripta Materialia, 67, (11), pp. 871-874. (doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2012.07.040).

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Published date: December 2012
Keywords: Cu–Zn alloy, high-pressure torsion, equal-channel angular pressing, strength, ductility
Organisations: Engineering Mats & Surface Engineerg Gp

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Local EPrints ID: 344378
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/344378
ISSN: 1359-6462
PURE UUID: a2557f93-b058-4e07-8255-76acea81aa85
ORCID for T.G. Langdon: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3541-9250

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Date deposited: 22 Oct 2012 11:11
Last modified: 12 Jul 2017 16:32

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Author: P. Zhang
Author: A.H. An
Author: Z.J. Zhang
Author: S.D. Wu
Author: S.X. Li
Author: Z.F. Zhang
Author: R.B. Figueiredo
Author: N. Gao
Author: T.G. Langdon ORCID iD

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