Determining Brinell Hardness From Analysis of Indentation Load-Depth Curve Without Optical Measurement

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Sung-Hoon Kim, Eun-chae Jeon, Dongil Kwon

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-742, Korea

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 127(1), 154-158 (Feb 22, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1839213 History: Received December 26, 2003; Revised September 09, 2004; Online February 22, 2005
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The simplest load-depth curve of continuous indentation test
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Schematic diagram of Brinell hardness test
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Simplest indentation morphology during Brinell hardness testing
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Actual indentation morphology during Brinell hardness testing and definitions of various indentation depths
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Indentation morphology before and after unloading
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Correlation between pile-up parameter, work-hardening exponent, and yield ratio-depth ratio
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Relationship between pile-up parameter and work-hardening exponent
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Comparison of the derived Brinell hardness with the measured one
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General load-depth curve for evaluation of indentation tensile properties



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