Mechanical response and texture evolution of metal
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 6/1/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Mechanical response and texture evolution of metal alloys Mechanical response and texture evolution of metal alloys under uniaxial (tension-compression) loading along different loading directions at the strain rates of 10-4 to 3x103 s-1 and temperatures of 22°C & 150°C. Mechanical testing; tension, compression, torsion, hardness (Vickers and Rockwell), stress concentration, pressure vessels, buckling, Charpy impact, fatigue, and creep. Materials: Magnesium, titanium, aluminum, steel, stainless steel, copper, brass and polymers. Exceptional post-doctoral candidates are sought in the area of mechanical engineering. The main focus will be multi-axial loading experiment analysis to better understand the formability of new alloys. Applicants should have received a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates should demonstrate a strong academic background with research experience in Material Testing Machine, Heat treatment of metallic materials to enhance formability or strength and mechanical testing of materials. Keywords: Metal Alloys, Mechanical testing, Material Testing Machine, high specific-strength materials

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