Effect of prior deformation on tensile and vibration fracture resistance of friction stirred 5052 alloy

Kuo Tsung Huang, Truan Sheng Lui, Li Hui Chen

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In this study, Al-2.5Mg alloy was prepared with different cold rolling reductions, and then friction stir processing (FSP) was performed to investigate the effect of prior microstructure variations on friction stirred materials. The experimental results indicate that the FSP specimens not only had better tensile properties but also better vibration fracture resistance, which would be expected from the microstructural refinement which resulted from the phenomenon of dynamic recrystallization. The stress-elongation curves of all specimens showed the serrated yielding. The higher grain boundary introduced by FSP could hold the mobile dislocations long enough to let Mg atoms form atmospheres around them. Consequently, the effect serration magnitude was more significant on the specimens which were given FSP. This can be ascribed to the grain refinement and the resulting increase of the boundaries which is the main source of obstacles. In addition, the vibration fracture resistance of the FSP specimens shows that the duration of stage I decreases with increasing the prior deformation rate before FSP. Meanwhile, the prior deformation samples possessed better vibration fracture resistance under the same initial deflection amplitude (6.5 mm). Based on the observed microstructures, this can be attributed to a large number of retained dislocation tangles introduced by prior cold rolling, even after FSP, which improved the crack propagation resistance and reduced the crack propagation rate. The experimental results confirmed that vibration fracture resistance can be quantitatively correlated with the crack tortuosity value which corresponds to the crack propagation behavior.

頁(從 - 到)2504-2511
期刊Materials Transactions
出版狀態Published - 2006 十月

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 材料科學(全部)
  • 凝聚態物理學
  • 材料力學
  • 機械工業


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