Special Issue "High Performance Nonferrous Alloys: Composition, Microstructure and Properties"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2020.
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Performance of nonferrous alloys in terms of their mechanical properties, corrosion and abrasion resistance, fatigue resistance, and so on, is significantly affected by their composition and microstructure, including their phase composition, grain shape and size, grain boundary distribution, dislocation density, dispersed particles and solutes, internal stresses, and so on. Therefore, studies on the relationships between the composition, microstructure, and various properties are of a great practical importance. The development of new nonferrous metallic constructive and functional materials with a desired structure results in beneficial combinations of mechanical properties and performance. Various thermo-mechanical treatments are widely used to produce metallic materials, with a preferred microstructure achieved owing to the diverse mechanisms of its evolution. The knowledge about the effect of the composition and applied techniques, as well as the processing window on the structural changes in the nonferrous alloys provides the development of manufacturing methods of structural materials with an enhanced performance. The aim of this Special Issue is to present the latest achievements in the theoretical and experimental investigations of the composition and microstructural changes in various nonferrous materials subjected to different processing methods, and of their performance. In conclusion, it is my pleasure to invite all researchers from the community of nonferrous metals and alloys to submit a manuscript in the field for this Special Issue.
Prof. Tomasz Czujko
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- Nonferrous metals
- Nonferrous alloys
- Chemical composition
- Microstructure and texture
- Strengthening mechanism
- Grain size
- Corrosion resistance
- Abrasion resistance
- Mechanical properties
- Fatigue resistance