Nonlocal Modeling of Size-Dependent Response of Thin Films

L. Nicola, E. van der Giessen, A. Needleman

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A closed-form solution is presented for the plastic response of a single crystal thin film strained by its substrate during thermal loading, according to Gurtin’s strain gradient theory. The results are compared with those of discrete dislocation simulations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHost Publication
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherUniversity of Groningen, The Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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