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Theory of Strain Percolation in Metals



R Thomson, Lyle E. Levine


We demonstrate that a deforming metal is a self organizing critical system, and that the stress-strain law can be expressed as an integration of certain derivatives of internal variables along the critical line of the system.
Physical Review Letters


critical system, dislocations, percolation, plastic deformation, self organizing, work hardening


Thomson, R. and Levine, L. (2021), Theory of Strain Percolation in Metals, Physical Review Letters (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created October 12, 2021