Casting Aluminum Alloys

By

  • Vadim Zolotorevsky
  • Michael Glazoff, Alcoa Technical Center, Alcoa Center,PA, U.S.A.
  • Nikolai Belov

This monograph summarizes research conducted at Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloy during many decades in part together with Alcoa Inc. The research covered areas of the structure, properties, thermal resistance, corrosion and fatigue of aluminum alloys in industrial manufacturing.
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This monograph summarizes research conducted at Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloy during many decades in part together with Alcoa Inc.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-045370-5


Table of Contents

Introduction, List of Symbols and Abbreviations, 1. Alloying Elements and Impurities: Phase Diagrams, 2. Structure of Aluminum Alloys in As-Cast Condition, 3. The Role of Heat Treatment in Microstructure Formation of Aluminum Alloys, 4. Composition and Microstructure Dependence of Casting and Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Alloys, 5. Industrial Alloys, 6. Novel Casting Alloys,Literature, Appendix 1 Compositions of Principal Casting Alloys (Nomenclature of Aluminum Association), Appendix 2 Binary Phase Diagrams Important for Understanding Aluminum Alloys, Appendix 3 Guaranteed Levels of Mechanical Properties of Casting Alloys, Appendix 4 Recommended Heat Treatments for Casting Aluminum Alloys, Appendix 5 Data on Fracture Toughness, UST, YS, Fatigue Properties, Thermal Resistance, Corrosion Resistance and Castability of Al-Si Based Casting AlloysAppendix 6 Analysis of Uniaxial Tensile Deformation Testing Data Using the Mechanics of Finite Deformations