work hardening


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work hardening

n.
The increase in strength that accompanies plastic deformation of a metal.
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The mechanism of this improvement is the rapid rate of work hardening, which is expected to decrease the depth of cutting in the wear scar and thus produce a smaller volume of material removal during each abrasive cut.
In addition to treating patients, MedRisk's onsite physical therapist provides initial evaluations and injury triage, functional capacity evaluations, post-offer employment testing, re-injury prevention training, ergonomic assessments, workstation analysis and work hardening, conditioning and readiness testing.
For his/her part, the examinee may benefit from work conditioning or work hardening programs designed to increase their physical capacity to perform the essential functions of the job position.
They showed that, when the corrected conversions were used, the rate of work hardening calculated from torsion tests was lower than the achieved from uniaxial testing.
The work hardening (WH), dynamic recovery (DRV) and dynamic recrystallization (DRX) can occur at different deformation stages [3].
The set includes drill bits ranging in size from 1/16 - 1/2 x 64ths and is recommended for use in work hardening grades of stainless steel and other tough metal drilling applications.
Although the American Physical Therapy Association has broadened the formal definition, it was historically understood that work hardening addressed physical, functional, behavioral and vocational needs within a multidisciplinary model.
Material flow behaviour during hot plastic deformation is complex, which consists of two processes: work hardening and dynamic softening and they varied with the changes of deformation temperatures and strain rates.
There are various methods of surface hardening: surface heat treatment, work hardening, electric spark machining, surfacing, welding-on and a variety of chemical-thermal processing [1, 2].
Called iNano, the nanoindenter can test materials both quasi-statically and dynamically, and gives users a range of information about their specimens including elastic modulus, yield stress, work hardening exponents, creep stress exponents, fatigue properties and storage and loss modulus.