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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... chapter provides a brief overview of these lightweight materials, discussing their primary advantages along with their properties, behaviors, and limitations. lightweight materials DURING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION of the 18th and 19th centuries, the basic materials of construction were sparse...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... their compatibility with specific materials. The chapter then presents general guidelines for selecting lightweight materials, and concludes with a review of lightweight metals, plastics, and composites used in automotive applications. automotive materials lightweight materials materials...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.9781627083072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Titanium aluminides are lightweight materials that have relatively high melting points and good high-temperature strength. They also tend to be stronger and lighter than conventional titanium alloys, but considerably less ductile. This chapter begins with a review of the titanium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400073
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
..., elongation; TS, tensile strength; YS, yield strength. Source: Ref 6.6 Magnesium alloys are important candidates for lightweight structural materials. They are used in selected applications by the automotive and aerospace industries and for industrial machinery. Magnesium...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... Abstract Titanium is a lightweight metal with a density approximately 60% that of steel and, through alloying and deformation processing, it can be just as strong. It is readily available in many grades and forms and can be further processed using standard methods and techniques. This chapter...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Titanium is a lightweight metal used in a growing number of applications for its strength, toughness, stiffness, corrosion resistance, biocompatibility, and high-temperature operating characteristics. This chapter discusses the applications, metallurgy, properties, compositions, and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
.... Transformation-induced plasticity steels are characterized by high tensile strengths and high strain-hardening rates. The excellent formability of TRIP steels combined with their high strength makes them attractive candidate materials for lightweight applications. Because the martensite formation occurs at...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... certain grades of aluminum alloys (exceeding the strength of some structural steels), permits the design and construction of strong, lightweight structures. Aerospace structures are a primary example of this. Aluminum alloys hold the distinction of being the material of choice in the construction of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
.... End-of-life recycling reduces cost, energy, and raw material depletion. Figure 16.2 shows a comparison of the carbon footprint for producing steel and three other alternate materials for lightweighting (aluminum, magnesium, and carbon fiber reinforced polymers). It is evident that producing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
... the Deformation of Thin-Walled Tube of Finite Length Subjected to Hydrostatic Internal Pressure , Adv. Tech. Plastic. Conf. , 1984 , p 297 – 302 9.22 Dohmann F. and Hartl C. , Hydroforming—A Method to Manufacture Lightweight Parts , J. Mater. Process. Technol. , Vol 60 , 1996...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bpapp.t59290251
EISBN: 978-1-62708-319-5
.... Lightweight and energy-absorbing structural foams can be developed by using powder-polymer materials as the starting precursor. Lightweight aluminum alloy foams can be created by mixing polymeric powders with aluminum alloy powder, which can then be pressed and sintered lightly to remove the binders and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-317-1
... products. The third and present phase of roll forming is mainly driven by the lightweight production philosophy. Up until now, conventional steel was the major roll forming material. Strips with constant thickness and cross-sectional geometry were the main production materials. However, the idea of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... TiB21S and the titanium aluminides (Ti 3 Al and TiAl) received increasing attention. Sports applications such as lightweight bicycle frames and the explosive demand for titanium golf drivers occurred. Use of titanium by Boeing for commercial aircraft alone increased to an estimated 11 million kg (25...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850334
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... Abstract Hardness tests provide valuable information about the quality of materials and how they are likely to perform in different types of service. This chapter covers some of the most widely used hardness testing methods, including Vickers, Rockwell, and Brinell tests, Shore scleroscope and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... encountered in applications involving oil and gas exploration and production. This is followed by a section reviewing the methods of corrosion control, namely the proper selection of materials, protective coatings, cathodic protection systems, use of inhibitors, use of nonmetallic materials, and control of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... reasons, hot forming is used in limited applications. The automotive industry has adopted lightweighting as a greenhouse reduction strategy. Lightweighting is achieved by downgaging vehicle components and using high-strength materials. Advanced high-strength steel designs take advantage of their...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700263
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... percent elongation drops to approximately 5%. The ductility problem was overcome with the development of the austenitic-based second generation of AHSS, which includes twinning-induced plasticity (TWIP), austenitic stainless steel (AUST SS), and lightweight induced-plasticity (L-IP). These steels are...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400203
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... cushion cylinder; and conventional steel sheets can be formed with the existing method that involves using a BHF that is uniform on the blank holder and constant in stroke. Increasing complexity of the parts and increasing use of lightweight materials with low formability require the use of MPC...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... processing characteristics of both aluminum and titanium composites. It also provides information on fiber-metal laminates and the use of different matrix metals and reinforcing materials. aluminum composites fiber-metal laminates metal-matrix composites titanium composites METAL-MATRIX...