The mechanical properties of metallic solid solutions

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dc.contributor.author Nabarro, F.R.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-29T06:06:31Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-29T06:06:31Z
dc.date.issued 1946
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the Physical Society, Vol. 58, 1946, p. 669-676 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/1131
dc.description.abstract The theoretical relation between the lattice strains produced by precipitation in a mineral and the corresponding increase in hardness is extended to the case of lattice strains in metallic solid solutions. The elastic limit of a single crystal of a solid solution is calculated on the assumption that the crystal will slip when the applied external stress is equal to the mean value of the internal stress. This mean is taken over the length of a dislocation, assumed to be in numbers 1000 atoms. The estimate agrees in order of magnitude with the experimental observations. Similar considerations are applied to the hardness of polycrystalline solid solutions. The theory is extended to cases in which the increase of hardness produced by alloying is not large in comparison with the hardness of the pure solvent. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Physical Society en
dc.subject metallic solid solutions en
dc.subject alloys en
dc.title The mechanical properties of metallic solid solutions en
dc.type Article en


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