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Title: Analysis of pulsed electroplasticity in metals
Authors: Coles, Laurence A.
Roy, Anish
Silberschmidt, Vadim V.
Novac, Bucur M.
Alotaibi, Faisal T.
Senior, Peter
Smith, Ivor R.
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: COLES, L.A. ...et al., 2017. Analysis of pulsed electroplasticity in metals. Presented at the 2017 IEEE 21st International Conference on Pulsed Power (PPC), Brighton: 18-22 June.
Abstract: Application of high-intensity electric fields and/or currents is known to enhance materials’ deformability. For instance, their continuous or in short-pulses application on metals and ceramics may significantly affect their deformation response to external loads. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as electroplasticity (EP) or electroplastic effect. In the present preliminary study, mechanical tensile experiments were carried out in combination with the application of short duration high-intensity electric currents in copper samples. Our study captures the enhanced plasticity induced in the metal due to EP. Postevent microstructural studies highlighted the effect of high-intensity electric current on the material.
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Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/PPC.2017.8291317
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/32573
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1109/PPC.2017.8291317
ISBN: 9781509057481
ISSN: 2158-4923
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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