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Mechanical hardness: A Semiempirical Theory Based on Screened Electrostatics and Elastic Shear

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Author(s)

D G. Clerc, H M. Ledbetter

Abstract

The equation H = Agh, is the first to describe the mechanical hardness H of materials having arbitrary crystal structure or bonding type.
Citation
Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
Volume
59

Keywords

ceramics, chemical hardness, effective nuclear charge, elastic, elastic properties, mechanical hardness, mechanical properties, metals, shear modulus

Citation

Clerc, D. and Ledbetter, H. (1998), Mechanical hardness: A Semiempirical Theory Based on Screened Electrostatics and Elastic Shear, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created August 1, 1998, Updated June 2, 2021