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Al-Si Alloys

Automotive, Aeronautical, and Aerospace Applications

  • Francisco C. Robles Hernandez
  • Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez
  • Robert Mackay

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 1-15
  3. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 17-48
  4. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 49-81
  5. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 83-110
  6. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 111-132
  7. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 133-162
  8. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 163-171
  9. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 173-210
  10. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages 211-234
  11. Francisco C. Robles Hernandez, Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez, Robert Mackay
    Pages E1-E1
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 235-239

About this book

Introduction

This book details aluminum alloys with special focus on the aluminum silicon (Al‐Si) systems – that are the most abundant alloys second only to steel. The authors include a description of the manufacturing principles, thermodynamics, and other main characteristics of Al‐Si alloys. Principles of processing, testing, and in particular applications in the Automotive, Aeronautical and Aerospace fields are addressed.

  • Discusses aluminum silicon alloy selection, manufacturing, applications with particular attention to the issues of mechanical properties and soundness;
  • Includes key technologies for aluminum silicon alloys such as casting, chemical and electromagnetic processing, casting, powder metallurgy, and applications for automotive,  and aerospace use;
  • Addresses both, hypo and hypereutectic, alloys and their applications in-depth.

Keywords

Al-Si alloys Al-Si engine block Al-Si hypoeutectic alloys Al-Si hypereutectic alloys Powder metallurgy Electromagnetic Stirring Al-Si composites

Authors and affiliations

  • Francisco C. Robles Hernandez
    • 1
  • Jose Martin Herrera Ramírez
    • 2
  • Robert Mackay
    • 3
  1. 1.College of TechnologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Centro de Investigación en Materiales AvanzadosChihuahuaMexico
  3. 3.Metallurgical & Heat TreatmentNemak US/Canada Business UnitWindsorCanada

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