This chapter provides an overview of the microstructure-property relationships associated with aluminum-silicon alloys. It includes information on commercial designations and grades, phase compositions, solidification paths, alloying elements, and intermetallic phases. It also provides solubility data and maps out the topics covered in subsequent chapters in the book.
Małgorzata Warmuzek, Introduction, Aluminum-Silicon Casting Alloys: Atlas of Microstructures, Edited By Malgorzata Warmuzek, ASM International, 2016, p vii–xi, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190vii
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