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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 14–18

Anisotropic Plastic Behavior Associated With Rolling Textures

Ecole des Mines, Département Matériaux, 158 cours Fauriel, 42023 Saint-Etienne Cedex 2, France

Copyright © 1991 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The overall plastic response of a sheet can be simply calculated from the knowledge of its various texture components, the behavior of them being described by the equations of continuum plasticity. It is shown, however, that the classical assumptions used for combining the elementary components can lead to significantly different predictions of the sheet behavior.