One Dimensional Modeling of the Shape Memory Effect

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This paper aims to build a constitutive model intended to describe the thermomechanical behavior of shape memory alloys. This behavior presents many facets, among them we have considered the simple way of shape memory, which is one of most important properties of shape memory alloys. Because of numerous stages of this effect, the subject was divided into three independent parts. For each part, we built the corresponding thermodynamic potential and we deduced the constitutive equations. To make this model workable, we have developed an algorithm. The simulation was performed using the NiTi as shape memory alloy.

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B. Meddour, H. Zedira and H. Djebaili, "One Dimensional Modeling of the Shape Memory Effect," Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 124-128. doi: 10.4236/mnsms.2013.34017.

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