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Metals 2017, 7(5), 165; doi:10.3390/met7050165

A Broad Literature Review of Density Measurements of Liquid Cast Iron

School of Engineering, Jönköping University, 551 11 Jönköping, Sweden
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Academic Editor: Xing-Qiu Chen
Received: 13 April 2017 / Revised: 13 April 2017 / Accepted: 27 April 2017 / Published: 10 May 2017
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Abstract

The literature on density measurements, with a particular interest in methods suitable for liquid cast iron, is reviewed. Different measurement methods based on a number of physical properties are highlighted and compared. Methods for the calculation of density are also reviewed, and the influence of alloying elements on density is, to some extent, discussed. The topic is of essence for the understanding of the material behaviour at solidification, which is pivotal in software applications for casting simulation. Since a deeper understanding of the relationship between the density of liquid cast iron and volume expansion is necessary, the conclusion that further research within the field is needed lies close at hand. View Full-Text
Keywords: density; experimental methods; calculation density; experimental methods; calculation
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Hellström, K.; Diószegi, A.; Diaconu, L. A Broad Literature Review of Density Measurements of Liquid Cast Iron. Metals 2017, 7, 165.

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