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Title:Second-deformation-gradient theory of plasticity
Author(s):Acharya, Amit; Shawki, Tarek G.
Subject(s):Plasticity
Second Deformation Gradient
Abstract:Second deformat ion gradient dependent constitutive postulates for plastic materials are introduced. The Clausius-Duhem Inequality and the Principle of Material Frame Indifference are used to deduce restrictions on the constitutive asssumptions. These general considerations are utilized to lay down the constitutive assumption of a special class of plastic solids, namely elasto-plastic solids. Interesting features of this special case, such as a material length scale in the constitutive description of elasto-plastic solids and a possible explanation of the Taylor-Quinney effect in rate independent thermoplasticity, are illustrated. It is expected that the introduction of a higher gradient of deformation, as opposed to those of internal variables, will ease the experimental determination of specific constitutive statements.
Issue Date:1993-10
Publisher:Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Series/Report:TAM R 731
1993-6029
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/112421
ISSN:0073-5264
Rights Information:Copyright 1993 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2021-11-04


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