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15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of AZ31 Magnesium Alloy Processed through Constrained Groove Pressing at Different Deformations and Temperatures

In this study, severe plastic deformation through the constrained groove pressing (CGP) method followed by an annealing operation was applied to the AZ31 Mg alloy sheets to improve their microstructural and mechanical properties. Accordingly, the …

Author:
Li Yu

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Analysis of Microstructural Transformations Induced by Thermal Aging of Co-Cr-Ni-W-C Alloy Deposits and Their Impact on Corrosion Behavior in a 3.5% NaCl Medium

This paper presents a study on the microstructural evolution of deposits based on the stellite F alloy during temperature aging and consequently its effect on corrosion resistance in 3.5% NaCl medium. The deposits were made by transferred arc …

Authors:
Abdelaziz Sellidj, Rym Mekideche, Bachir Zaid

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Investigation of Electrochemical and Thermal Properties of Ti50Ni40−xZr10Nbx SMAs

Titanium and its alloys have already been widely used as implant materials due to their outstanding mechanical characteristics, thermal properties, and biocompatibility. In this study, Ti50Ni40−xZr10Nbx (x = 1, 3, 5 at.%) shape memory alloys …

Authors:
Shakhawan Salih Abdullah, Esra Balci, Ibrahim Nazem Qader, Fethi Dagdelen

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Investigation of the Combined Effects of Stress Concentrations and Plasma Nitriding Parameters on the Fatigue Performance of AISI 4140 Low Alloy Steel

The fatigue performance of machine parts under cyclic loads is significantly reduced by notches, cracks and geometric irregularities on their surfaces. Therefore, it is necessary to eliminate the notch effect, which is effective on the formation …

Authors:
F. Yılan, H. Kovacı

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Experimental Investigation on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of 15CDV6 High Strength Low Alloy Steel Welded Using Spin Arc Gas Metal Arc Welding Process

15CDV6 is one of the widely used high strength low alloy steels in the applications of aerospace, automotive, and defense components. Welding plays a key role in all these joining applications. In this research, an attempt is made to join 15CDV6 …

Authors:
G. Rajesh Kannan, P. Sathiya, T. Deepan Bharathi Kannan, M. Umar

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Microwave Absorption Properties of Flaky Carbonyl Iron @ Fe3O4 Produced by Plasma-Assisted Ball Milling

In this work, large-diameter flaky carbonyl iron (FCI) and FCI@Fe3O4 composite materials were prepared by employing a simple plasma-assisted ball milling and heat treatment process. Large FCI was obtained, with 30-70 μm diameters and a thickness …

Authors:
Xian Liu, Na Liu, WanTing Xu, Meiqin Zeng, Zhongchen Lu

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Modeling Direct Quenching Effects on Microstructural Evolutions in AISI 4140 Steel: A Finite Volume Approach

The direct quenching (DQ) process is essential not only for achieving the desired microstructure distribution in steel heat treatment but also for reducing energy consumption post-hot rolling. A comprehensive finite volume model (FVM) was …

Authors:
Amirhossein Meysami, Goodarz Ahmadi, Alex Meisami

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Modeling the Effects of Tool Pin Configurations and Friction Stir Processing Parameters on Tungsten Inert Gas Welded Dissimilar Aluminum Alloy Joints

The primary focus of this investigation is to examine the impact of friction stir processing (FSP) parameters on the tungsten inert gas (TIG) welded dissimilar AA6061-T6 and AA7075-T6 joints. Tool spindle speed, feed rate, tilt angle, and tool pin …

Authors:
Md Saquib Bin Reyaz, Amar Nath Sinha

Open Access 15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

The Role of Microstructure in the Gradient of Tensile Properties through Thickness in 7449 Aluminium Alloy Thick Plate

In this article, the yield strength, tensile strength, and the microstructure of the wrought aluminium alloy 7449 rolled thick plate have been studied through thickness under different temper conditions. For all heat treatments, it has been proven …

Authors:
J. A. Heredero, J. Medina, J. M. Antoranz, P. Adeva

15-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Preparation of Bronze (CuSn10) Parts by Material Extrusion Process Using Paraffin-Based Binder

In this study, bronze (CuSn10) feedstocks were prepared using paraffin-based binders, which were extrusion printed to obtain green parts, and bronze samples were obtained by debinding and sintering the green parts. The influence of powder loading …

Authors:
Kai Jin, Gemin Li, Bangzheng Wei, Ruizhi Chen, Pengqi Chen, Jigui Cheng

12-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Research on Regulation Mechanism of TiO2 Photocathodic Protection Based on Cohesive Energy, Defect Patterns, and Nanofilm Size

Semiconductor thin films can serve as a durable protective coating in photocathodic protection processes (Ref 1 ). Among these, TiO 2 has garnered significant attention owing to its distinctive photoelectric performance, robust stability, and …

Authors:
Wan Sun, Guoqing Gou, Xiang Qiu, Qingguo Feng, Kun Zhang, Shuzhi Qin, Wei Gao

12-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Multi-objective Optimization in Selective Laser Melting of AlSi10Mg Alloy Based on Response Surface Methodology

In this study, a method combining full-factorial experiment and response surface methodology was developed to simultaneously optimize the density and tensile strength of SLMed-AlSi10Mg alloy for the first time, taking into account the economic …

Authors:
Junsong Liu, Yan Shi

12-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Austempering and Bainitic Transformation Kinetics of AISI 52100

AISI 52100 is a high carbon alloy steel typically used in bearings. One hardening heat treatment method for AISI 52100 is austempering, in which the steel is heated to above austenitizing temperature, cooled to just above martensite starting (Ms) …

Authors:
Haoxing You, Mei Yang, Yishu Zhang, Richard D. Sisson Jr.

12-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Microstructural Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded 2219 Aluminum Alloy Plate After Spinning and Heat Treatment

A 3.2 mm thin-walled 2219 aluminum alloy hemisphere shell was successfully fabricated by friction stir welding (FSW) combined with spinning and subsequent T6 treatment. The microstructural characteristics and the mechanical properties of the spun …

Authors:
Z. L. Chang, M. H. Huang, X. B Wang, J. Q. Pan, G. D. Sun, J. L. Yang, L. Zhou, W. C. Zhang, L. H. Zhan

12-04-2024 | Original Research Article

The Oxidation Behavior of Spark Plasma Sintered Ti-48Al Alloys

Titanium aluminide (TiAl)-based alloys are lightweight intermetallic compounds used in critical high temperature structural applications, such as jet engine components. However, its applications are limited by its inadequate high temperature …

Authors:
P. S. Sankara Rama Krishnan, K. P. Davidson, X. Xu, S. W. Chan, Z. Tsakadze, M. Duchamp, R. V. Ramanujan

11-04-2024 | Correction

Correction: Microstructures and Mechanical Behaviors of Ni-Based Single-Crystal Superalloy DD90 Joints Brazed with a Co-Based Interlayer

Authors:
F. Gao, J. D. Liu, C. W. Zhu, H. Mei, Z. P. Zhang, J. L. Liu, X. M. Du, J. G. Li

10-04-2024 | Guest Editorial

Special Issue: Residual Stress Analysis—Measurement, Effects, and Control

Authors:
Rajan Bhambroo, Lesley Frame, Andrew Payzant, James Pineault

10-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Enhanced Performance of AA7075/SiC/ZrC Hybrid Composite through Microwave Assisted Powder Metallurgy Techniques

In the present work, ball milling followed by conventional and microwave sintering was used to develop AA7075/SiC/ZrC hybrid composites. Microwave sintering was performed on the optimized volume fractioned AA7075/SiC/ZrC hybrid composite. Addition …

Authors:
Guttikonda Manohar, Adepu Kumar, M. V. N. V. Satyanarayana, Penchal Reddy Mattli, Abhijit Bhowmik

10-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Effect of Post-weld Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of P91 Heat-Resistant Steel Coating on Mild Steel

P91heat-resistant steel was deposited on mild steel using cold metal transfer (CMT) arc cladding to enhance oxidation resistance and extend service temperature. After cladding, the Widmanstatten phase was formed in the heated affect zone (HAZ) of …

Authors:
Rui Wang, Longlong Zhu, Huiling Liu, Jiaqing Du, Hui Liu, Lei Hu

10-04-2024 | Original Research Article

Residual Stress in Cold Spray SS304L Measured Via Neutron Diffraction and Comparison of Analytical Models to Predict the Residual Stress

This study employs neutron diffraction to investigate the relationship between residual stress and coating thickness in cold sprayed 304L austenitic stainless steel. Results show that shot peening predominantly impacts the residual stress profile …

Authors:
Christopher M. Roper, Chris M. Fancher, Jeffrey R. Bunn, Luke N. Brewer