Text icon  TALAT Lecture 3204: The Freezing of Castings

 
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Description: This lecture provides an introduction to solidification theory; it aims at achieving an essential background understanding of solidification and cast structures. Basic knowledge of the solidification of metals is assumed.
Keywords: machining • forming • casting • equilibrium solidification • non-equilibrium analysis • solute rejection model • solid front growth • dendrite arm spacing • DAS • grain refinement • transition in growth morphology • alloying elements • sodium effect • strontium effect • antimony effect • aluminium-silicon • hypereutectic • solidification
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Shaping > Casting
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
John Campbell, Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials, The University of Birmingham
Richard A Harding, Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Materials, The University of Birmingham
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
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