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Fundamentals of Aluminum Metallurgy: Recent Advances updates the very successful book Fundamentals of Aluminum Metallurgy. As the technologies related to casting and forming of aluminum components are rapidly improving, with new technologies generating alternative manufacturing methods that improve competitiveness, this book is a timely resource. Sections provide an overview of recent research breakthroughs, methods and techniques of advanced manufacture, including additive manufacturing and 3D printing, a comprehensive discussion of the status of metalcasting technologies, including sand casting, permanent mold casting, pressure diecastings and investment casting, and recent information on advanced wrought alloy development, including automotive bodysheet materials, amorphous glassy materials, and more.
Target readership for the book includes PhD students and academics, the casting industry, and those interested in new industrial opportunities and advanced products.