Smart Mater. Struct. volume 22, issue 7, P075012 2013 DOI: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/7/075012 View full text
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K Kim, S Daly

Abstract: An experimental study was performed to investigate the effect of texture on stress-induced martensitic phase transformation in the shape memory alloy Nickel-Titanium (Nitinol). Thin sheet specimens of Nitinol were examined under uniaxial tensile loading using three-dimensional digital image correlation in order to spatially and temporally track strain localization indicative of martensitic transformation. Tensile specimens were fabricated along directions oriented 0° (RD), 45°, and 90° (TD) to the rolling dire…

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