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Texture of Crystalline Solids
Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 129-141

Texture and Magnetic Properties

Research and Technology, Armco Inc., Middletown, Ohio 45043, USA

Received 18 November 1980

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Expressions are derived for the dependence of the magnetic properties of cubic materials on texture. The theoretical development generally parallels that of Bunge, but employs Roe's formalism. The expressions, together with limited experimental data, enable one to express magnetic property variations in the plane of the sheet, to obtain property values for comparable texture-free specimens, and to separate magnetic properties into texture-dependent and texture-independent components. Core loss, magnetic permeability and torque or specimens of "nonoriented" nominal 3% silicon-iron are fitted to simple fourth-order equations.