Text icon  TALAT Lecture 1402: Aluminium Matrix Composite Materials

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Description: This lecture provides understanding of the state-of-the-art of aluminium matrix composite materials; it outlines the properties of aluminium matrix composite materials as a basis for materials selection; it explains the limits of useful applications; it demonstrates the various types of aluminium matrix composites. Knowledge in metallurgy, materials science, materials engineering is assumed.
Keywords: advanced materials • continuous fibre composites • discontinuously reinforced composites • particulate composites • density • thermal properties • stiffness • plastic properties • fatigue • wear resistance • interfaces • manufacturing techniques • liquid state • solid state • spray methods • in-situ production • automotive • aerospace • electronic • communication • application • sports and leisure market
Categories: Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fatigue
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
B Verlinden, University of Leuven
L Froyen, University of Leuven
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
Resource ID: 2118