microvoid coalescence

microvoid coalescence
occurs due to the nucleation of microvoids, followed by their growth and eventual coalescence; initiation is caused by particle cracking or interfacial failure between an inclusion or precipitate particle and the surrounding matrix.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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