Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp 1627–1641 | Cite as

An accelerated methodology for the evaluation of critical properties in polyphase alloys

  • Paul Dawson
  • Matthew Miller
  • Tong-Seok Han
  • Joel Bernier


A system for more rapidly determining the strength and stiffness of polyphase alloys is presented that is based on a digital representation of the material structure. Working in concert with the representation are a number of digital tools and probes that are analogues of testing equipment and instrumentation of traditional laboratory methods. These are combined with nontraditional mechanical testing methods to complete the system. An example of an Fe-Cu system is used to illustrate the methodology.


Material Transaction Flow Stress Deformation Rate Orientation Distribution Function Fundamental Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Dawson
    • 1
  • Matthew Miller
    • 1
  • Tong-Seok Han
    • 1
  • Joel Bernier
    • 1
  1. 1.the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringCornell UniversityIthaca

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