Skip to Main Content

Abstract

This article focuses on the monolithic form of nonferrous alloys. The nonferrous alloys include aluminum, copper, nickel, cobalt, titanium, zinc, magnesium, beryllium, refractory metals, and their alloys. Each metal and alloy offers unique combinations of useful physical, chemical, and structural properties that are made available by its particular composition and the proper choice of processing method. The article describes the composition, designation system, properties, and processing method of these metals and alloys. It discusses the effect of alloying elements in these alloys. The article describes the specific microstructure/property relationships that are used to make specific properties available to the designers of structural applications. It provides the examples of phase diagrams that illustrate eutectic and peritectic reactions.

You do not currently have access to this chapter.
Don't already have an account? Register

Ronald N. Caron, James T. Staley, 1997. "Effects of Composition, Processing, and Structure on Properties of Nonferrous Alloys", Materials Selection and Design, George E. Dieter

Download citation file:


Close
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal