Bauschinger effect

noun Bau·sching·er effect \ˈbȯ-(ˌ)shiŋ-ər-\

Definition of Bauschinger effect

  1. :  the phenomenon by which plastic deformation of a metal increases the yield strength in the direction of plastic flow and decreases the yield strength in the opposite direction

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Origin and Etymology of bauschinger effect

after Johann Bauschinger †1893 German technologist

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capable of being understood in two ways

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