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A Simplified Orthotopic Viscoplasticity Theory Based on Overstress

  • M. Sutcu
  • E. Krempl
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Abstract

A small strain, unified theory is formulated without yield surfaces and loading/unloading conditions. It contains one tensor valued state variable for which an orthotropic growth law is formulated. Rate sensitivity, creep, relaxation as well as tension/compression asymmetry can be reproduced. A special selection of the material constants permits the modeling of elastic behavior in one direction with viscoplastic behavior in directions perpendicular to it.

Keywords

Elastic Behavior Equilibrium Stress Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Viscosity Function NASA Lewis Research 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Sutcu
    • 1
  • E. Krempl
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanics of Materials LaboratoryRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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