Part of the Topics in Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering book series (TMMME)


Aluminium (Al) is a lighter metal than copper, zinc and lead. It was discovered by Davy in 1805. Wohler isolated the metal by the reduction of aluminium chloride with potassium 22 years later.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Technology and EngineeringThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaVadodaraIndia

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