30 May 2013 Measurement of the average strain rate of thin aluminum deformation under laser shock
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A novel optoelectronic measurement system using a beam-shading technique is developed to detect the dynamic characteristics of a metal sheet under laser shock in laser shock forming (LSF), including deformation, strain, and strain rate. Experiments conducted yield the dynamic deformations at two points on an aluminum sheet with a thickness of 0.25 mm in LSF. The average strain rates calculated in the experiments are 5.46×10 2 , 4.71×10 2 , and 3.59×10 2   s −1 when the targets were hit by laser pulses with energies of 5, 6, and 8 J, respectively. The results show that the strain rate induced by laser shocking is not at the ultrahigh level of 10 6 –10 7   s −1 as generally estimated in past studies, which offers an experimental reference for the deformation study of strain-rate-dependent metal materials in LSF.
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Hongbing Yao, Hongbing Yao, Zhusheng Zhou, Zhusheng Zhou, Yanqun Tong, Yanqun Tong, Jie Ping, Jie Ping, Liangwan Li, Liangwan Li, Min Han, Min Han, Yongkang Zhang, Yongkang Zhang, } "Measurement of the average strain rate of thin aluminum deformation under laser shock," Optical Engineering 52(5), 054302 (30 May 2013). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.52.5.054302 . Submission:


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