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The Evaluation of Mechanical Properties on the Changes of Microstructure for Titanium Alloy (Ti-6Al-4V)

티타늄 합금(Ti-6Al-4V)의 조직변화에 따른 기계적 특성 평가

  • Published : 2002.04.01

Abstract

The characteristics of mechanical behavior are investigated for Ti-6Al-4V alloy. Four kinds of the specimens are prepared under different heat treatments in order to produce different microstructures. In the present investigations, impact, tensile and fatigue crack growth tests are performed for each test specimen. The results obtained through the investigations are compared. Additionally fr actal dimensions of crack pass are obtained using the box counting method. The results are, 1) the microstructures shows as equiaxed, bimodal and Widmanstatten microstructures respectively, 2) the impact energy and elongation are superior fur the bimodal microstructure, and the hardness and tensile strength are superior fur the Widmanstatten microstructure, 3) the fatigue crack growth rate is similar to all microstructures in low ΔK region while that of equiaxed microstructure is the largest, and that of Widmanstatten microstructure is the lowest in high ΔK region respectively, 4) the fractal dimension D of Widmanstatten microstructure shows higher value than that of the equiaxed and bimodal microstructures under 200 magnification view of the SEM micrographs.

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