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Mechanism of Fatigue Performance Enhancement in a Laser Sintered Superhard Nanoparticles Reinforced Nanocomposite Followed by Laser Shock Peening
Journal of Applied Physics
  • Dong Lin
  • Chang Ye, University of Akron, Main campus
  • Yiliang Liao
  • Sergey Suslov
  • Richard Liu
  • Gary J. Cheng
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Abstract
This study investigates the fundamental mechanism of fatigue performance enhancement during a novel hybrid manufacturing process, which combines laser sintering of superhard nanoparticlesintegrated nanocomposites and laser shock peening (LSP). Through laser sintering, TiNnanoparticles are integrated uniformly into iron matrix to form a nanocomposite layer near thesurface of AISI4140 steel. LSP is then performed on the nanocomposite layer to generate interaction between nanoparticles and shock waves. The fundamental mechanism of fatigue performance enhancement is discussed in this paper. During laser shock interaction with thenanocomposites, the existence of nanoparticles increases the dislocation density and also helps to pin the dislocation movement. As a result, both dislocation density and residual stress are stabilized, which is beneficial for fatigue performance.
Citation Information
Dong Lin, Chang Ye, Yiliang Liao, Sergey Suslov, et al.. "Mechanism of Fatigue Performance Enhancement in a Laser Sintered Superhard Nanoparticles Reinforced Nanocomposite Followed by Laser Shock Peening" Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 113 Iss. 13 (2013) p. 133509
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chang_ye/2/