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Alloying: Understanding the Basics is a comprehensive guide to the influence of alloy additions on mechanical properties, physical properties, corrosion and chemical behavior, and processing and manufacturing characteristics. The coverage considers qalloyingq to include any addition of an element or compound that interacts with a base metal to influence properties. Thus, the book addresses the beneficial effects of major alloy additions, inoculants, dopants, grain refiners, and other elements that have been deliberately added to improve performance, as well the detrimental effects of minor elements or residual (tramp) elements included in charge materials or that result from improper melting or refining techniques. The content is presented in a concise, user-friendly format. Numerous figures and tables are provided. The coverage has been weighted to provided the most detailed information on the most industrially important materials.21 Effect of zinc on aluminum alloy containing 1.5% Cu and 1 and 3% Mg; 1.6 mm (0.064 in.) thick sheet. Alloy with 1% Mg heat ... The phase diagram predicts that during solidification of an aluminum-iron alloy containing a few. Aluminum andanbsp;...

Author:Joseph R. Davis
Publisher:ASM International - 2001


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