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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
..., and even subassembly are at a significant advantage. 2 / Aluminum Castings Engineering Guide Great strides have been made in applying finite element analysis (FEA) to structural product design. Finite element analysis and other methods have also been effectively applied to simulation of casting...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
...-000-0173-2 • Davis J.R. , Ed., ASM Specialty Handbook: Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys , ASM International , 1993 • Design and Procurement of High-Strength Structural Aluminum Castings , American Foundrymen’s Society , 1995 , 48 pages • Edwards J.D. , Frary F.C...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Rates,” Olin Corp., Jan 1973. As published in Cast Aluminum Section, Structural Alloys Handbook , Vol 3, CINDAS/Purdue University, 1994, p 24, 67 Fig. D3.2 201.0-T6 aluminum casting, compressive stress-strain curves, various casting processes Effect of casting process. Heat treatment, 2 h...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... xxx alloy extrusions. The structural usage of aluminum extrusions is also a key element in its appeal to designers and is sometimes overlooked. Buildings, large or small, may require aluminum products to carry some part of the structural loading: large windows, roof supports, etc. Stronger alloys...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This chapter provides an overview of the alloy and temper designations adopted for aluminum cast and wrought products. It explains the naming system and how to identify the main alloying elements and basic strengthening mechanism from any given alloy and temper designation. The chapter...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
.... This chapter provides information on specifications and widely used designation systems and alloy nomenclature for aluminum casting alloys. It describes the composition of seven basic families of aluminum casting alloys: aluminum-copper, aluminum-silicon-copper, aluminum-silicon, aluminum-silicon-magnesium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340265
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... switched from steel to the formable 5182 alloy in order to meet the tough deep-drawing requirement. The Ford/Jaguar and Alcan/Novelis partnerships provide great examples of the design and evolution of aluminum-sheet structured vehicles that delivered weight savings at an affordable production cost. See...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... benefit from the weight savings, corrosion resistance, and weldability of aluminum products. Welding is particularly important for aluminum boats and ships; a watertight structure that can be repaired when needed is critical. Saving weight above deck is particularly desirable to help keep the center...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... Aluminum exterior sheets and some internal fittings were used to meet the weight limits for overpasses on the city portions of the route. Ten years later, the rail line from Manchester to Bury introduced cars designed, for the first time, for the aluminum to carry some of the structural load. Weight...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... Abstract This chapter is a collection of tables listing: cast alloy designations of Aluminum Association, along with their general applications; the chemical compositions of the frequently used alloys for gravity permanent molds, low-pressure permanent molds, squeeze castings, and die castings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ascaam.t59190035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-296-9
... Abstract Structurally differentiated intermetallic phases are important constituents in the microstructure of aluminum alloys, with the potential to influence properties, behaviors, and processing characteristics. These phases can form in aluminum-silicon alloys with transition metals (Fe, Mn...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... steels—often double or more ( Fig. 1 ). This property permits design and construction of strong, lightweight structures that are particularly advantageous for anything that moves—space vehicles and aircraft as well as all types of land- and water-borne vehicles. Corrosion Resistance When aluminum...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... design . At the configuration level of design, the emphasis is on determining the shape and approximate size of a part using engineering methods of analysis. Now the designer will have decided on a class of materials and processes, for example, a range of aluminum alloys, wrought and cast. The material...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... control surface are shown in Fig. 18.2 . In this study, four candidate designs were considered. The first design, an aluminum built-up structure, consists of machined aluminum skins and substructure that is assembled with mechanical fasteners. This structure scored low in stiffness, weight, and fatigue...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340429
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
.... The usage of aluminum in engines and structural components has been instrumental in achieving the weight, cost, and performance needed by enthusiasts. There are several manufacturers building snowmobiles with different designs and materials, but cast aluminum engines ( Fig. 19.6a ) supply the power...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract This chapter describes aluminum applications in aircraft and space vehicles and the special alloys, tempers, and product forms required to meet the unique challenges of flight. It focuses on wrought alloys and products that comprise the bulk of aluminum aircraft structure. The chapter...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
...). Figure 9.3 demonstrates the modulus difference between the two materials: For the same load, aluminum deflects significantly more than steel. For structures where stiffness is important, designers use ribs or section thickness to increase the effective modulus of the part. Automotive, aerospace...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... process steps involved in a harder aluminum alloy extrusion plant with an annealing process Billet-Making Variables Process Control Chart A typical quality control checklist for billet-casting facilities has been designed ( Table 1 ) for proper documentation of potential parameters to form...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Economics: volume, productivity, process yield, material costs, tooling costs, cost of machining, welding, and heat treatment Many aluminum alloy castings can be produced by any of the available methods. In most cases, dimensions, design features, and material property requirements limit the range...