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Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.

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2010-04-07 13:25:04

In a paper published in Nature, Huajian Gao and researchers from the University of Alabama and China report a new mechanism that governs the peak strength of nanostructured metals.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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