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Title: Residual strain orientation in rolled titanium determined with synchrotron X-ray Laue microdiffraction
Previously, synchrotron X-ray Laue microdiffraction has been used to measure the magnitudes of residual strain in materials. Recently the method was advanced to determine the orientation of the strain ellipsoid and applied to naturally deformed quartzites; however, the deformation history of these quartzites is ambiguous due to their natural origin. In this study, synchrotron X-ray Laue microdiffraction (µXRD) is used to measure the residual strain for the first time in a sample with known stress history, rolled titanium. A deviatoric strain tensor is calculated from each Laue diffraction image collected with two µXRD scans of a rolled titanium sheet in different sample orientations. The principal strain axes are calculated using an eigen decomposition of the deviatoric strain tensors. The results show that the principal axis of compression is aligned with the normal direction of the titanium sheet, and the principal axis of extension is aligned with the rolling direction. Pole figures are used to represent the 3D distribution of residual strain axes.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
2054951 2154351
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Crystallography
Page Range / eLocation ID:
135 to 142
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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