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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 1.23 Cast discontinuous aluminum-matrix composites. (a) An Al-SiC p composite brake rotor. (b) Aluminum-SiC microwave radio-frequency packaging for communication satellites. Source: Ref 1.10 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 9.1 Material cost versus performance of various aluminum-matrix composites. DRA, discontinuously reinforced aluminum. Source: Ref 9.1 More
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Published: 01 August 1999
Fig. 1 The material cost versus performance of various aluminum-matrix composites. DRA, discontinuously reinforced aluminum More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the ambient-temperature corrosion characteristics of aluminum metal-matrix composites (MMCs), including composites formed with boron, graphite, silicon carbide, aluminum oxide, and mica. It also discusses the effect of stress-corrosion cracking on graphite...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 9.12 Typical microstructure of an aluminum-matrix composite containing 20 vol% SiC. Original magnification: 125×. Source: Ref 9.5 More
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Published: 01 August 1999
Fig. 6 Typical microstructure of a cast aluminum-matrix composite containing 20vol% SiC. The reinforcements range in size from 10 to 20 μm. 125× More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
..., and performance-cost tradeoffs of common MMCs, including aluminum-matrix composites, titanium-matrix composites, and fiber-metal laminates. It also explains how fiber-reinforced composites and laminates are made, describing both continuous and discontinuous fiber matrix production processes. metal-matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of metal matrix composites and the methods used to produce them. It begins with a review of the composition and properties of aluminum matrix composites. It then describes discontinuous composite processing methods, including stir...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... lead to defects and variations in strength. It also discusses the extrusion of aluminum matrix composites and explains how composite billets are made. aluminum matrix composites billets extrudability extrusion extrusion defects In Chapter 6 , the extrusion process of soft- and medium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140069
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... composites. aluminum casting alloys aluminum castings cast aluminum matrix composites corrosion resistance fatigue strength mechanical properties notch toughness physical properties plane-strain fracture toughness subcritical crack growth tear resistance This chapter takes a detailed...
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Published: 01 August 1999
Fig. 3 Cross section of a graphite/aluminum composite in 6061 alloy matrix. The fibers were precoated with titanium and boron. Fiber bundles were impregnated by liquid-metal infiltration with 6061. The composite was consolidated by diffusion bonding with 6061 foil. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and stiffness, among other properties, in preferred directions and locations. This chapter discusses the processes and procedures used in the production of fiber-reinforced aluminum and titanium metal-matrix composites. It explains how the length and orientation of reinforcing fibers affect the properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Engineers have many materials to choose from when dealing with weight-related design constraints. The list includes aluminum, beryllium, magnesium, and titanium alloys as well as engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and polymer-, metal-, and ceramic-matrix composites...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 11.4 Relative material temperature limits. CFRP, carbon fiber-reinforced plastic; GMC, glass-matrix composite; MMC, metal-matrix composite; GCMC, glass-ceramic-matrix composite; CMC, ceramic-matrix composite; C-C, carbon-carbon; SiAlON, silicon-aluminum-oxynitride. Source: Ref 11.1 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... strength where the relatively weak matrix is loaded rather than the high-strength fibers. Figure 1.14 shows the low through-the-thickness strength of a typical composite laminate compared with aluminum. Composites versus metals comparison Table 1.2 Composites versus metals comparison...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Fig. 21.1 Relative material temperature limits. Carbon-carbon (C-C), carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), ceramic matrix composite (CMC), carbon-silicon carbide (C-SiC), glass-ceramic matrix composite (GCMC), metal matrix composite (MMC), silicon-aluminum-oxygen-nitrogen (SIALON) More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... Carbon-carbon (C-C), carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), ceramic matrix composite (CMC), carbon-silicon carbide (C-SiC), glass-ceramic matrix composite (GCMC), metal matrix composite (MMC), silicon-aluminum-oxygen-nitrogen (SIALON) While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... by the lightning strike. Epi-fluorescence, 390–440 nm excitation, 25× objective Fig. 15.6 Photograph of a painted composite surface, protected with expanded aluminum foil, after a zone 1A lab-induced lightning strike. A cross-sectional map is superimposed over the lightning-strike-damaged area...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
...-energy plots of precipitation sequence in aluminum-copper alloys. (a) Free-energy curve with common tangent points for phase compositions in the matrix. (b) Step reductions in the free energy as the transformation proceeds. C eq and C 3 , copper content of α eq and α 3 phases; Δ G 1 , activation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter describes the conditions under which environmental degradation is likely to occur in polymer matrix composites and the potential damage it can cause. It discusses the problems associated with moisture absorption and exposure to solvents, fuels, ultraviolet radiation...