The influence of crystal defects on the elastic properties of tungsten metals

HY Chang and Z Huang and SL Wen and JM Chen and X Liu and M Pan and Y Zhao, FUSION ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 109, 321-325 (2016).

DOI: 10.1016/j.fusengdes.2016.03.003

The four stretching process stages of the elastic, plastic, stalefnate, and fracture were represented for the metal tungsten by using molecular dynamics method. The young's modulus, yield strain and yield stress were calculated. The microscopic mechanics of the stretching process is analyzed. The energy of FCC and HCP generated was higher than that of BCC, so that the energy of the system increased, and the stress level was lower in the plastic deformation stage. In the late stage of plastic deformation, the growth of the twin belt was of long range ordered periodic structure, which made the system stress change periodically. In the Stalemate Stage of deformation, the other disordered structure, setting in the HCP structure of the twin belt, growed to absorb energy and generate cavity under stress and makes the lattice fracture. The yield stress of metal tungsten decreases monotonically with temperature and vacancy. The effects of temperature and vacancy on the lattice fracture were discussed. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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