Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2015 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Examining the Effect of Pileup on the Accuracy of Sharp Indentation Testing

Figure 4

True projected area-displacement curves for three kinds of indenters. is the reference area that is calculated from the indentation depth by using the area function of the indenters. The solid lines are the power law fitting of the loading parts.  GPa,  MPa.