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Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys

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ISBN: 9783038973201 9783038973218 Year: Pages: 144 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03897-321-8 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: General and Civil Engineering --- Materials --- Mechanical Engineering
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ca. 200 words; this text will present the book in all promotional forms (e.g. flyers). Please describe the book in straightforward and consumer-friendly terms.[Aluminium alloys are the most common non-ferrous materials utilised for a wide range of engineering applications, namely, automotive, aerospace, mould and structural industries, among others. The wide spread of these alloys in the modern word is due to the unique combination of material properties combining lightness, excellent strength, corrosion resistance, toughness, electrical and thermal conductivity, recyclability, and manufacturability. Last but not least, the relatively low cost of aluminium extrusion is important as it makes aluminium alloys very attractive for applications in different key sectors of the world economy. Despite great interest, extensive previous research, and knowledge accumulated in the past, recent advances in production and processing technologies, combined with the development of new and more ingenious and competitive products, require a profound understanding of the physical and mechanical behaviour of such alloys, specifically in terms of modelling and predictions of the fracture and fatigue life of aluminium alloy components. This Special Issue aims to gather scientific contributions from authors working in different scientific areas, including the improvement and modelling of mechanical properties, alloying design and manufacturing techniques, the characterization of microstructure and chemical composition, and advanced applications.

Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels

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ISBN: 9783038972044 9783038972051 Year: Pages: 218 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03897-205-1 Language: English
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Subject: General and Civil Engineering --- Materials
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High-strength low-alloy steels are designed to provide specific desirable combinations of properties, such as strength, toughness, formability, weldability, and corrosion resistance. These features make them ideal for critical applications under severe service conditions and in aggressive environments, namely rail and road vehicles, passenger car components, construction machinery, industrial equipment, offshore structures, gas pipelines, and bridges, among others. This Special Issue aims to address the mechanical behavior of high-strength low-alloy steels from different perspectives, namely in terms of mechanical deformation, damage, and failure. It gathers scientific contributions from authors working in various fields, for instance processing techniques, the modeling of the mechanical behavior, the characterization of material microstructure, the influence of environmental parameters, temperature dependence, as well as advanced applications.

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