Lightweight Alloys for Aerospace Applications / Edition 1

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This proceedings volume from the 2001 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition covers advances made in the area of scientific understanding of technological application of lightweight alloys. Papers focus on fundamental science as well as application and concentrate on scientific advances in aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and beryllium alloys and their composites. Processing, structure-property relationship, failure mechanisms, and advanced joining themes are also discussed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873394918
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/1/2001
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgements.


Precipitation Hardening – The Oldest Nanotechnology(Erhard Hornbogen

The Role of Ledge Nucleation/Migration in Ω PlateThickening Behaviour in Al-Cu-Mg-Ag Alloys (C.R. Hutchinson, X.Fan, S.J. Pennycook and G.J. Shiflet).

Improving Recrystallization Resistance in Wrought AluminumAlloys with Scandium Addition (Y.W. Riddle, M. McIntosh and T.H.Sanders Jr.).

Application of 3D Digital Image Processing to Quantify FractureMicro-Mechanisms in Al 7050 Alloys (Manish Dighe, SunitMukherjee and Arun Gokhale).

On the Effect of Stress on Nucleation, Growth, and Coarsening ofPrecipitates in Age-Hardenable Alloys (B. Skrotzki and J.Murken).

Hot Deformation Mode and TMP in Aluminum Alloys (H.J. McQueenand M.E. Kassner).

Microstructural Characterization of Friction Stir Welds (MaryC. Juhas, Peter C. Collins, G.B. Viswanathan and Hamish L.Fraser).

Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue in a Dispersion StrengthenedAluminum Alloy (Anthony P. Reynolds, Bob Wheeler and Kumar V.Jata).

The Effect of Retrogression and Reaging on 7249 Aluminum Alloy(P. Fleck, K. Koziar, G. Davila, H. Pech, E. Fromer, J. Foyos,E.W. Lee and O.S. Es-Said).


Grain Boundary Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking Studiesof Al-Li-Cu Alloy AF/C458 (R.G. Buchhei, D. Mathur and P.I.Gouma).

Localized Corrosion Mechanisms of Al-Li-Cu Alloy AF/C458 AfterInterrupted Quenching from Solutionizing Temperatures (P.I.Gouma, J.E. Kertz and R.G. Buchheit).

Aluminum-LithiumAlloys (J. Fragomeni, R. Wheeler, K.V. Jataand S. Geoffrey).

Effect of Friction Stir Welding on the Superplastic Behavior ofWeldalite Alloys (H. Salem, A. Reynolds and J. Lyons).

On the Effect of Thermal Exposure on the Mechanical Propertiesof 2297 Plates (E. Acosta, O. Garcia, A. Dakessian, K. Aung Ra,J. Torroledo, A. Tsang, M. Hahn, J. Foyos, J. Ogren, A. Zadmehr, H.Gamestanis and O.S. Es-Said).


The Effect of Crystal Orientation and Boundary Misorientation onTensile Boundary Cavitation During Hot Tension Deformation ofTi-6Al-4V (Thomas R. Bieler and S.L. Semiatin).

Processing and Properties of Gamma Titanium Aluminides and TheirPotential for Aerospace Applications (J.D.H. Paul, M. Oehring,F. Appeal and H. Clemens).

Metallurgical and Fabrication Factors Relevant to FractureMechanisms of Titanium-Aluminide Intermetallic Alloys (K.Nikbin).

Dwell-Fatigue Behavior of Ti-6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo-0.1Si Alloy (V.Sinha, M.J. Mills and J.C. Williams).

Characterization of Microstructural Evolution in a Ti-6Al-4VFriction Stir Weld (Mary C. Juhas, G.B. Viswanathan and HamishL. Fraser).

Microstructural Evolution During Hot Working of Ti-6Al-4V atHigh Strain Rates (Seshacharyulu T., Steve C. Medeiros, WilliamG. Frazier and Prasad Y.V. R.K.).

The Application of a Novel Technique to Examine Sub-&#beta;Transus Isothermal

Forging of Titanium Alloys (Martin Jackson, Richard Dashwood,Leo Christodoulou and Harvey Flower).

Stress Corrosion Cracking of &#alpha;-Ti in a MethanoldSolution (X.Z. Guo, K.W. Gao, L.J. Qiao and W.Y. Chu).

Investment Casting of Titanium Alloys with CaO Crucible andCaZrO3 Mold (S.K. Kim, T.K. Kim, M.G. Kim, T.W. Hong and J.Y.Kim).


Compressive Behavior of Ti-6Al-4V/TiC Layered Composites:Experiments and Modeling (A.J. Wagoner Johnson, C.L. Briant,C.W. Bull and K.S. Kumar).

High Ductility Cast Aluminum Beryllium Alloys (Nancy F. Levoyand William T. Nachtrab).

Characterization of Reinforcing Particle Size Distribution in aFriction Stir Welded Al-SiC Extrusion (S.C. Baxter and A.P.Reynolds).

In-Situ Formation of AlN Reinforced Al Alloy Composites UsingAmmonia (Qingjun Zheng, Banqiu Wu and Ramana G. Reddy).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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