Spherical Indentation Stress-Strain Analysis

By Jordan Weaver1, Surya R. Kalidindi2

1. Los Alamos National Laboratory 2. Georgia Tech

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Codes for the analysis of load displacement data from spherical indentation to produce stress-strain curve.

Source code repository on GitHub: https://github.com/jsweaver/Spin

Documentation titled "Spherical Nanoindentation Stress-Strain Analysis in MATLAB.pdf" is included into the attached archive (also available via the project's GitHub repository, linked).


(1) Kalidindi and Pathak. (2008) Acta Materialia. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2008.03.036
(2) Vachhani et al. (2013) Acta Materialia. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2013.03.005
(3) Pathak and Kalidindi. (2015) Materials Science and Engineering R. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mser.2015.02.001
(4) Weaver et al. (2016) Acta Materialia. (Supplemental Material) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.06.053


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