Physical relationship between mean-field micro-mechanical approach and Orowan looping in particle-strengthened materials

O. Bouaziz, Y. Bréchet

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By comparison between expressions for the back-stress from physical metallurgy and from mean-field micro-mechanical approach in particulate strengthened materials, this paper is suitable to precise the physical meaning of the accommodation variables in micro-mechanical modelling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-368
Number of pages3
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Back-stress
  • Micro-mechanic
  • Particles
  • Plastic relaxation
  • Size effect

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