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Direct Measurement of Multiaxial Yield Surfaces


Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Science and Engineering Division

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50.64.21.B6276 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.


Name E-mail Phone
Creuziger, Adam 301.975.6015


A new capability has been developed where sheet metal can be multi-axially strained while stresses in various directions within the plane of the sheet are measured using x-ray diffraction. This system is being used to see how yield loci change with plastic strain level and with changes in multi-axial strain path. Opportunities exist to study structure-property relationships using electron microscopies and x-ray and neutron diffraction and theoretical work on modeling constitutive behavior. Numerous opportunities exist to interact with industrial partners through established, ongoing research collaborations.


Aluminum; Dual phase steel; Forming; Orientation imaging microscopy; Plasticity models; TRIP steel; X-ray diffraction; Yield loci; Yield surface;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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