This article reviews the general aspects of microstructure evolution during thermomechanical processing. The effect of thermomechanical processing on microstructure evolution is summarized to provide insight into the aspect of process design. The article provides information on hot working and key processes that control microstructure evolution: dynamic recovery, static recovery, recrystallization, and grain growth. Some of the key phenomenological descriptions of plastic flow and microstructure evolution are also summarized. The article concludes with a discussion on the modeling of microstructure evolution.
S.L. Semiatin, Evolution of Microstructure during Hot Working, Metalworking: Bulk Forming, Vol 14A, ASM Handbook, Edited By S.L. Semiatin, ASM International, 2005, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0009002
Download citation file:
FALL / WINTER 2020 CATALOG
View the new, upcoming, and best-selling resources in ASM Handbooks, technical books, and databases in the Fall / Winter 2020 Catalog.