Metallography and Microstructures
Metallographic Techniques for Aluminum and Its Alloys
This article focuses on the metallography and microstructures of wrought and cast aluminum and aluminum alloys. It describes the role of major alloying elements and their effect on phase formation and the morphologies of constituents formed by liquid-solid and/or solid-state transformations. The article also describes specimen preparation procedures and examines the microstructure of several alloy samples.
Małgorzata Warmuzek, Metallographic Techniques for Aluminum and Its Alloys, Metallography and Microstructures, Vol 9, ASM Handbook, Edited By George F. Vander Voort, ASM International, 2004, p 711–751, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003769
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