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strain hardening

noun
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Examples for strain hardening
  • The models incorporate strain hardening effects, damping and non-linear material behavior.
  • Considered forming effects included thickness variations and plastic strain hardening imparted in the part forming process.
British Dictionary definitions for strain hardening

strain hardening

noun
1.
a process in which a metal is permanently deformed in order to increase its resistance to further deformation
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