Bauschinger effect

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

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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History and Etymology for Bauschinger effect

after Johann Bauschinger †1893 German technologist

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“Bauschinger effect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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