A Method to Calculate the Resistivity of Strip Cast 3000 Series Al Alloys Based on Their Nominal Solute Content

  • Omar S. Es-Said
  • J. G. Morris


The initial supersaturation level of 13 different 3000 series Al alloys was characterized by electrical resistivity measurements using a four-point probe method. The prediction of these electrical resistivity values as a function of electron scattering from a particular solute in solid solution was accomplished by fitting a least-squares linear regression equation to the data. The agreement between the experimental and theoretical results is within a ± 5% relative error.


Electrical Resistivity Residual Resistivity Electrical Resistivity Measurement Recrystallization Behavior Strip Cast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar S. Es-Said
    • 1
  • J. G. Morris
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringLoyola Marymount UniversityLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials ScienceUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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