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Workability Behaviour of Powder Metallurgy Aluminium Composites

Narayan, Sumesh and Ananthanarayanan, Rajeshkannan (2014) Workability Behaviour of Powder Metallurgy Aluminium Composites. Journal of Powder Technology, 1 . pp. 1-7. ISSN 2090-7710

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    Abstract

    An efficient way to find the workability limit for powder metallurgy parts has been suggested. Compacts of Al4%TiC, Al-4%WC, Al-4%Fe3C, and Al-4%Mo2C were produced to the relative density of 0.82 and 0.86 with three different geometries through primary operations of powder metallurgy routes. Each sintered compact was hot deformed to various strain levels till a visible crack appeared at the free surface. Oyane’s fracture principle was used to develop a theory to study powder metallurgy compacts. A least square technique was used to determine the constants in fracture criteria and these equations were finally used to find workability limit. It is found that the projected technique was well in agreement with the experimental values.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: DOI: 10.1155/9705
    Subjects: T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Engineering and Physics
    Depositing User: Sumesh Narayan
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2015 11:28
    Last Modified: 12 May 2016 12:11
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/7688
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