Modelling Shape Memory Alloy Behaviour under Proportional Loading and Anisothermal Conditions

  • Christian Lexcellent
  • Mohammed Lamine Boubakar
  • Christian Bouvet
  • Sylvaine Calloch
Part of the Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics book series (LNACM, volume 61)


Based on the experimental identification of the phase transformation surface, a modelling of anisothermal behaviour of shape memory alloys (SMA) is proposed. Within the framework of the thermodynamics of irreversible processes, two internal variables are chosen: the stress-induced martensite volume fraction and the self-accommodating martensite volume fraction. A special attention is paid to take into account the asymmetry between tension and compression behaviours.


Shape Memory Alloy Representative Volume Element Martensite Volume Fraction Forward Transformation Proportional Loading 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Lexcellent
    • 1
  • Mohammed Lamine Boubakar
    • 1
  • Christian Bouvet
    • 1
  • Sylvaine Calloch
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique Appliquée R. Chaléat, UMR-CNRS 6604Université de Franche-ComtéBesançonFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Mécanique et Technologie, UMR-CNRS 8535Université Paris VICachan CedexFrance

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