Measurement of phase transformation kinetics during repeated thermal cycling of TI-6AL-4V using time-resolved X-ray diffraction

S. S. Babu, S. M. Kelly, E. D. Specht, T. A. Palmer, J. W. Elmer

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Abstract

An understanding of the microstructural evolution in a Ti-6Al-4V alloy during laser processing is complicated by the repeated thermal cycling above and below the β↔α+β phase boundary. A synchrotron radiation time-resolved X-ray diffraction technique was used to track the phase transformation kinetics of αa+β to βduring heating and β to α+β during cooling, for multiple thermal cycles. The measurements showed that the transformation during heating closely followed the equilibrium phase diagram. The experimental results are compared with a microstructure model based on computational thermodynamics and kinetic calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages503-508
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
EventInternational Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005 - Phoenix, AZ, United States
Duration: May 29 2005Jun 3 2005

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OtherInternational Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPhoenix, AZ
Period5/29/056/3/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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