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J. Phys. IV France
Volume 07, Numéro C5, November 1997
IVth European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations
Page(s) C5-395 - C5-400
IVth European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations

J. Phys. IV France 07 (1997) C5-395-C5-400

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1997562

Kinematics, Free Energy and Dissipation in the Case of Transformation Induced Plasticity (TRIP)

M. Cherkaoui and M. Berveiller

Laboratoire de Physique et Mécanique des Matériaux, CNRS-ISGMP, Ile de Saulcy, 57045 Metz, France

The aim of this work is to derive the behavior for an austenitic single crystal from which the overall behavior of polycristalline TRIP steels can be deduced using classical scale transition method. The micromechanical modeling is based on the kinemartics, kinetics and continuum-thermodynamics of the martensitic transformation. Plastic strains of product and parent phases as well as the volume fractions of each martensitic variants are taken as the internal variables describing the microstructure evolution of the single crystal. From the derived Helmholtz free energy and dissipation, we obtain the driving forces acting on these internal variables according to the irreversible thermodynamic formalism. First results are presented and discussed in the case of thermomechanical shear test.

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