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Shape Memory Characteristics of Ti(sub 49.5)Ni(sub 25)Pd(sub 25)Sc(sub 0.5) High-Temperature Shape Memory Alloy After Severe Plastic DeformationA Ti(49.5)Ni25Pd25Sc(0.5) high-temperature shape memory alloy is thermomechanically processed to obtain enhanced shape-memory characteristics: in particular, dimensional stability upon repeated thermal cycles under constant loads. This is accomplished using severe plastic deformation via equal channel angular extrusion (ECAE) and post-processing annealing heat treatments. The results of the thermomechanical experiments reveal that the processed materials display enhanced shape memory response, exhibiting higher recoverable transformation and reduced irrecoverable strain levels upon thermal cycling compared with the unprocessed material. This improvement is attributed to the increased strength and resistance of the material against defect generation upon phase transformation as a result of the microstructural refinement due to the ECAE process, as supported by the electron microscopy observations.
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Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Atli, K. C. (Texas A&M Univ. College Station, TX, United States)
Karaman, I. (Texas A&M Univ. College Station, TX, United States)
Noebe, R. D. (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Garg, A. (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Chumlyakov, Y. I. (Tomsk State Univ. Tomsk, Russian Federation)
Kireeva, I. V. (Tomsk State Univ. Tomsk, Russian Federation)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 2011
Publication Information
Publication: Acta Materialla
Volume: 59
Issue: 12
ISSN: 1359-6454
Subject Category
Mechanical Engineering
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Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 561581.
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