Considering Stress-Phase Transformation Interactions in the Calculation of Heat Treatment Residual Stresses

  • S. Denis
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 368)


The models for describing stress-phase transformation interactions (transformation plasticity and the effect of stress on transformation kinetics) are reviewed. It is shown that the macroscopic constitutive law that is generally used in the calculation of heat treatment residual stresses in steels allows to describe well the thermomechanical behaviour of the material in its transformation range. An analysis of the role of these interactions on the stress/strain evolutions during the heat treatment of a piece and on the residual stress states is proposed based on numerical simulations.


Residual Stress Phase Transformation Internal Stress Martensitic Transformation Residual Stress Distribution 
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  • S. Denis
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  1. 1.CNRS URA 159NancyFrance

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