Paper Title:
Microstructural Analysis on Ti-6Al-4V and 10 Vol.% (TiB+TiC)/Ti-6Al-4V Metal Matrix Composites
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Particulate reinforced Ti based metal matrix composites (MMCs) were made by in-situ synthesis using vacuum arc re-melting process. The microstructure of the Ti-6Al-4V base alloy and 10 vol.% (TiB+TiC)/Ti-6Al-4V metal matrix composites was examined. The particulate reinforcements were analysed and identified TiB and TiC particles. The particle distribution was analysed using the quadrat method over 1620 quadrats. A homogeneous particle distribution was found to establish in the composites. The experimental distribution of the reinforcements agreed well with the theoretical Poisson distribution. A skew factor, which characterizes the degree of asymmetry of a statistical distribution, of 1.108 was determined for the particle distribution in the material.

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John Bell, Cheng Yan, Lin Ye and Liangchi Zhang
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115-118
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.32.115
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J. Mak, R. Wuhrer, G. Heness, J. Qin, W. Lu, D. Zhang, W. Y. Yeung, "Microstructural Analysis on Ti-6Al-4V and 10 Vol.% (TiB+TiC)/Ti-6Al-4V Metal Matrix Composites", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 32, pp. 115-118, 2008
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February 2008
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