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A Physics-Based Mean-Field Model for Ferrite Recovery and Recrystallization

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Institut Jean Lamour, Université de Lorraine-CNRS, Campus ARTEM, 54000 Nancy, France
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Mines Nancy, Université de Lorraine, Campus ARTEM, 54000 Nancy, France
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Transvalor SA, 06250 Sophia Antipolis, France
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
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ArcelorMittal Maizières Research SA, 57280 Maizières les Metz, France
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Metals 2020, 10(5), 622; https://doi.org/10.3390/met10050622
Received: 24 April 2020 / Revised: 6 May 2020 / Accepted: 8 May 2020 / Published: 11 May 2020
An original mean field model for the nucleation and the growth of new recrystallized grains during annealing treatments of deformed, low-carbon ferritic steels is proposed in this paper. The model was calibrated on two steels extensively studied in the literature under both isothermal annealing and continuous heating schedules. It permits one to predict not only recrystallization kinetics but also advanced microstructural features (such as dislocation density, dislocation cell size and grain size) during complex heat treatments. Once calibrated, the model was applied to the case of a third ferrite/pearlite steel and was shown to accurately capture the effect of cold-rolling ratio on the recrystallization kinetics. View Full-Text
Keywords: modelling; steels; dislocations; ferrite; recovery; recrystallization modelling; steels; dislocations; ferrite; recovery; recrystallization
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Allain, S.Y.; Moreno, M.; Lamari, M.; Zurob, H.; Teixeira, J.; Bonnet, F. A Physics-Based Mean-Field Model for Ferrite Recovery and Recrystallization. Metals 2020, 10, 622.

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