The Influence of Li on the Tensile Properties of Al-Mg2Si Metal Matrix Composite


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The present research is undertaken to study the influence of Li on the tensile properties of Al-15%Mg2Si metal matrix composite. The tensile test results show that adding 0.15%Li to the composite raises the UTS and elongation values, insignificantly. In the point of fracture behaviour of the composite, the addition of 0.15%Li converts the fracture behaviour from brittle, with cleavage facets, to ductile, with fine ductile dimples.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 471-472)

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S.M. Sapuan, F. Mustapha, D.L. Majid, Z. Leman, A.H.M. Ariff, M.K.A. Ariffin, M.Y.M. Zuhri, M.R. Ishak and J. Sahari




R. Khorshidi et al., "The Influence of Li on the Tensile Properties of Al-Mg2Si Metal Matrix Composite", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 471-472, pp. 1052-1057, 2011

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February 2011




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