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This article examines the composition and properties of magnesium and its alloys. It discusses alloy and temper designations, applications and product forms, and commercial alloy systems, and explains how alloying elements affect physical and mechanical properties, processing characteristics, and corrosion behaviors.

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Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys, Alloying: Understanding the Basics, Edited By J.R. Davis, ASM International, 2001, p 432–453, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170432

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