Kinematic hardening rule in single crystals

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Based on the theories of Seeger's dislocation pile-up and Orowan's dispersion hardening, the hardening behavior of single crystals was found to obey Prager's kinematic hardening rule. Under single slip, yield surface moves along its normal while under multislip it moves along the direction of incremental stress. The theory developed is consistent with the Bauschinger effect; it is also in good agreement with the observations of Edwards and Washburn on the latent hardening of zinc, cadmium and copper crystals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)861-870
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Solids and Structures
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1979

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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