Habraken, Anne[Université de Liège - ULg > Département ArGEnCo > Département ArGEnCo >]
Proceedings of the 11th world conference on titanium
Japan Institute of Metals
11th world conference on titanium
[en] nanoindentation ; finite element (FE) ; Ti-555
[en] Nanoindentation is commonly used to probe local plastic properties of materials [1-4]. From these nanoindentation tests, finite element (FE) modeling is currently used to identify material data. The general ambition of this research is to extract the material parameters representative of the response of a new generation of Ti alloy, called Ti-555, in order to perform simulations on representative microscopic cells and guide the optimization of the alloy. In this paper, the identification of the flow parameters of the -phase of this alloy, using a microscopic crystal plasticity-based constitutive law is described. The nanoindentation tests are performed using a pyramidal Berkovich diamond indenter and the different slip systems of the b.c.c. -phase are supposed to be activated with identical critical shear stresses. The FE nanoindentation force-displacement curves obtained with the microscopic constitutive law are compared to the experimental ones. The influence of the orientation of the grains is also analysed. A previous sensivity analysis on different parameters with different constitutive laws and materials has shown a great influence of different parameters on the nanoindentation results but almost no influence of other parameters [5-6].