Thermomechanical Processing by Shock Waves: An Overview

  • Marc A. Meyers
  • Raimo N. Orava


Research efforts assessing the potential of shock TMP for a number of alloy systems are reviewed. Shock loading seems to be a promising deformation technique in TMP when (a) the initial strength of the alloy is such that conventional deformation is precluded and (b) when the shock wave induces property improvements that are significantly superior to those of conventional deformation.


Shock Loading Trip Steel THERMOMECHANICAL Processing Room Temperature Tensile Property Cellular Precipitate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc A. Meyers
    • 1
    • 2
  • Raimo N. Orava
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologySocorroUSA
  2. 2.South Dakota School of Mines and TechnologyRapid CityUSA

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