### Abstract

There are two basic forms of equation relating the steady-state creep rate, epsilon , to the applied stress, sigma , with the stress incorporated either as sigma **n or as ( sigma minus sigma //o)**n degree where n and n//o are the appropriate stress exponents and sigma //o is a threshold or friction stress. The implications of these two relationships are examined and it is demonstrated that, although there are a range of values for (n,log//1//0A) lying on straight lines which may have different slopes for different materials, all lines pass through a unique point given by (n//o,log//1//0A//o) equal to (3,0), where A and A//o are the dimensionless constants in the two different equations for epsilon . It is concluded that there is a universal creep equation with a third power stress dependence which applies to all crystalline materials in the power-law creep regime.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Unknown Host Publication Title |

Editors | B. Wilshire, D.R.J. Owen |

Publisher | Pineridge Press Ltd |

Pages | 75-87 |

Number of pages | 13 |

Edition | pt 1 |

ISBN (Print) | 0906674379 |

Publication status | Published - Dec 1 1984 |

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Number | pt 1 |

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### All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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*Unknown Host Publication Title*(pt 1 ed., pp. 75-87). Pineridge Press Ltd.

**SIGNIFICANCE OF THE UNIVERSAL THIRD POWER STRESS DEPENDENCE FOR THE STEADY-STATE CREEP RATE.** / Horita, Zenji; Langdon, Terence G.

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*Unknown Host Publication Title.*pt 1 edn, Pineridge Press Ltd, pp. 75-87.

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N2 - There are two basic forms of equation relating the steady-state creep rate, epsilon , to the applied stress, sigma , with the stress incorporated either as sigma **n or as ( sigma minus sigma //o)**n degree where n and n//o are the appropriate stress exponents and sigma //o is a threshold or friction stress. The implications of these two relationships are examined and it is demonstrated that, although there are a range of values for (n,log//1//0A) lying on straight lines which may have different slopes for different materials, all lines pass through a unique point given by (n//o,log//1//0A//o) equal to (3,0), where A and A//o are the dimensionless constants in the two different equations for epsilon . It is concluded that there is a universal creep equation with a third power stress dependence which applies to all crystalline materials in the power-law creep regime.

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