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Figure 6: Schematic diagram illustrating compressive shear buckling of brittle TiAl3 flake/needle in AZ31/AZ91/TiC nanocomposite. 𝜏 1 and 𝜏 2 represent planar shear stresses where 𝜏 1 < 𝜏 2 . 𝛾 (exaggerated) represents very low angular deflection of the brittle TiAl3 flake/needle during buckling.