Tensile testing with cyclic strain holding to analyze dynamic recrystallization of pure lead

Mayu Muramatsu, Motomichi Koyama, Ikumu Watanabe

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We analyzed the dynamic recrystallization of pure lead by tensile testing with cyclic strain holding at room temperature. The specimens were held at an identical strain and subsequently reloaded, providing the strength before and after the strain holding process. The difference in strength enables factors affecting dynamic recrystallization behavior to be analyzed through mechanical testing. For instance, the effects of strain rate on dynamic recrystallization were analyzed by comparing the results obtained from tensile tests with and without strain holding. This experimental technique demonstrated some parts of contribution of elastic strain, dynamic recovery, dynamic recrystallization, and necking to stress-strain responses.

Original languageEnglish
Article number498674
JournalAdvances in Materials Science and Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


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  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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