strain hardening Unabridged
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strain hardening
a process in which a metal is permanently deformed in order to increase its resistance to further deformation

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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.
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