Definition of Bauschinger effect
: 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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