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Magnesium Alloys

Design, Processing and Properties

Edited by Frank Czerwinski

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Scientists and engineers for decades searched to utilize magnesium, known of its low density, for light-weighting in many industrial sectors. This book provides a broad review of recent global developments in theory and practice of modern magnesium alloys. It covers fundamental aspects of alloy strengthening, recrystallization, details of microstructure and a unique role of grain refinement. The theory is linked with elements of alloy design and specific properties, including fatigue and creep resistance. Also technologies of alloy formation and processing, such as sheet rolling, semi-solid forming, welding and joining are considered. An opportunity of creation the metal matrix composite based on magnesium matrix is described along with carbon nanotubes as an effective reinforcement. A mixture of science and technology makes this book very useful for professionals from academia and industry.

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Magnesium AlloysDesign, Processing and PropertiesEdited by Frank Czerwinski

Published: January 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/560

ISBN: 978-953-307-520-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4527-1

Copyright year: 2011

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118412 Total Chapter Downloads

57 Crossref Citations

169 Web of Science Citations

158 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hardening and Softening in Magnesium Alloys

By Zuzanka Trojanova and Pavel Lukac


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2. Deformation Structures and Recrystallization in Magnesium Alloys

By Étienne Martin, Raj K. Mishra and John J. Jonas


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3. Mechanisms of Plastic Deformation in AZ31 Magnesium Alloy Investigated by Acoustic Emission and Electron Microscopy

By Milos Janecek and František Chmelík


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4. Thermo-Physical Properties of Iron-Magnesium Alloys

By Krisztina Kádas, Hualei Zhang, Borje Johansson, Levente Vitos and Rajeev Ahuja


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5. Precipitates of Gamma-Mg17Al12 Phase in Mg-Al Alloys

By Katarzyna Braszczyńska-malik


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6. Evaluation Method for Mean Stress Effect on Fatigue Limit of Non-Combustible Mg Alloy

By Kazunori Morishige, Yuna Maeda, Shigeru Hamada and Hiroshi Noguchi


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7. Fatigue Endurance of Magnesium Alloys

By Mariana Kuffova


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8. Ultrasonic Grain Refinement of Magnesium and Its Alloys

By Anthony Ramirez and Ma Qian


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9. Bulk Ultrafine-grained Magnesium Alloys by SPD Processing:Technique, Microstructures and Properties

By Aibin Ma and Jinghua Jiang


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10. Mechanical Properties of Fine-Grained Magnesium Alloys Processed by Severe Plastic Forging

By Taku Sakai and Hiromi Miura


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11. Grain Refinement of Magnesium Alloy by Multiaxial Alternative Forging and Hydrogenation Treatment

By Masafuni Noda and Kunio Funami


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12. Improving the Properties of Magnesium Alloys for High Temperature Applications

By Kaveh Meshinchi Asl


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13. Microstructure and Properties of Elektron 21 Magnesium Alloy.

By Andrzej Kielbus


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14. Magnesium Sheet; Challenges and Opportunities

By Faramarz Zarandi and Stephen Yue


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15. Contemporary Forming Methods of the Structure and Properties of Cast Magnesium Alloys

By Leszek A. Dobrzański, Tomasz Tański, Szymon Malara, Mariusz Król and Justyna Domagała-dubiel


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16. The Recent Research on Properties of Anti-High Temperature Creep of AZ91 Magnesium Alloy

By Xiulan Ai and Gaofeng Quan


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17. Hot Forming Characteristics of Magnesium Alloy AZ31 and Three-Dimensional FE Modeling and Simulation of the Hot Splitting Spinning Process

By He Yang, Liang Huang and Mei Zhan


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18. Study on Thixotropic Plastic Forming of Wrought Magnesium Alloy

By Hong Yan


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19. Study on Semi-Solid Magnesium Alloys Slurry Preparation and Continuous Roll-Casting Process

By Shuisheng Xie, Youfeng He and Xujun Mi


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20. Design and Development of High-Performance Eco-Mg Alloys

By Shae K. Kim


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21. Welding and Joining of Magnesium Alloys

By Frank Czerwinski


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22. High Strength Magnesium Matrix Composites Reinforced with Carbon Nanotube

By Yasuo Shimizu


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23. Magnesium Alloys Based Composites

By Zoltán Száraz, Peter Palček, Mária Chalupová and Zuzanka Trojanova


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