A Review on CNT Reinforced Aluminium and Magnesium Matrix Composites


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Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) are one allotropic form of carbon, which have some unique characteristics that make them a suitable reinforcing agent in various types of composites. CNT reinforced composites are gaining more attention in recent days. Reinforcing with CNT leads to increase in strength without considerable increase in weight. Many metal matrix composites (MMCs) with base metals like aluminium, magnesium, copper, nickel etc., and polymer matrix composites (PMCs) have been fabricated and experimented with CNT as one of their reinforcing agents and corresponding results have been recorded. This paper reviews a few of these recordings on Al and Mg MMCs and also some future development in this field.



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M. Chandrasekaran and S. Arun




B. V. Ramnath et al., "A Review on CNT Reinforced Aluminium and Magnesium Matrix Composites", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp. 120-123, 2014

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July 2014




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