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Comment on the determination of mechanical properties from the energy dissipated during indentation

  • Jürgen Malzbender (a1)

Abstract

Based on a comparison of relationships between the energy dissipated during indentation and the ratio of hardness to elastic modulus, a procedure is outlined to determine hardness and elastic modulus from the ratio of the elastic to total energy dissipated during an indentation cycle for non-ideal indenters.

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a Address all correspondence to this author. email: j.malzbender@fz-juelich.de

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