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Title: Thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity: Formulation and application to polycrystal fcc copper

Abstract

We present a thermodynamic description of crystal plasticity. Our formulation is based on the Langer-Bouchbinder-Lookman thermodynamic dislocation theory (TDT), which asserts the fundamental importance of an effective temperature that describes the state of configurational disorder and therefore the dislocation density of the crystalline material. We extend the TDT description from isotropic plasticity to crystal plasticity with many slip systems. Finite-element simulations show favourable comparison with experiments on polycrystal fcc copper under uniaxial compression, tension, and simple shear. Here, the thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity thus provides a thermodynamically consistent and physically rigorous description of dislocation motion in crystals. We also discuss new insights about the interaction of dislocations belonging to different slip systems.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1604051
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1691961
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-19-31861
Journal ID: ISSN 0022-5096
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 138; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-5096
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Constitutive behavior; Crystal plasticity; Copper; Finite-element simulation; Taylor-Quinney coefficient

Citation Formats

Lieou, Charles Ka Cheong, and Bronkhorst, Curt Allan. Thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity: Formulation and application to polycrystal fcc copper. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103905.
Lieou, Charles Ka Cheong, & Bronkhorst, Curt Allan. Thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity: Formulation and application to polycrystal fcc copper. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103905
Lieou, Charles Ka Cheong, and Bronkhorst, Curt Allan. Thu . "Thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity: Formulation and application to polycrystal fcc copper". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103905. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1604051.
@article{osti_1604051,
title = {Thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity: Formulation and application to polycrystal fcc copper},
author = {Lieou, Charles Ka Cheong and Bronkhorst, Curt Allan},
abstractNote = {We present a thermodynamic description of crystal plasticity. Our formulation is based on the Langer-Bouchbinder-Lookman thermodynamic dislocation theory (TDT), which asserts the fundamental importance of an effective temperature that describes the state of configurational disorder and therefore the dislocation density of the crystalline material. We extend the TDT description from isotropic plasticity to crystal plasticity with many slip systems. Finite-element simulations show favourable comparison with experiments on polycrystal fcc copper under uniaxial compression, tension, and simple shear. Here, the thermodynamic theory of crystal plasticity thus provides a thermodynamically consistent and physically rigorous description of dislocation motion in crystals. We also discuss new insights about the interaction of dislocations belonging to different slip systems.},
doi = {10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103905},
journal = {Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids},
number = C,
volume = 138,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}
}

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