Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 271–274 | Cite as

An evaluation of creep behavior in ultrafine-grained aluminum alloys processed by ECAP

  • Megumi KawasakiEmail author
  • Václav Sklenička
  • Terence G. Langdon
There is now a good understanding of the creep behavior in crystalline materials. Under steady-state conditions, the creep rate, \( \dot{\varepsilon } \)


Creep Rate Scandium Creep Condition Al3Sc Creep Mechanism 



This work was supported by the National Science Foundation of the United States under Grant No. DMR-0855009.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Megumi Kawasaki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Václav Sklenička
    • 2
  • Terence G. Langdon
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering and Materials ScienceUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Physics of Materials, Academy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicBrnoCzech Republic
  3. 3.Materials Research Group, School of Engineering SciencesUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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