Structure and Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Alloys

A special issue of Metals (ISSN 2075-4701).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2024 | Viewed by 81

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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, Ganzhou 341000, China
Interests: metal and alloys; mechanical properties; microstructure; welding; additive manufacturing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Aluminum alloy is the most extensively utilized lightweight metal structural material in modern industrial applications, such as in aerospace, automobiles, rail vehicles, smart furniture, mobile phones, and weapons and equipment. The mechanical properties of aluminum alloys are one of their most important features, and their higher comprehensive mechanical properties are key to expanding their further application. Generally, mechanical properties are dependent on the microstructure of the alloy. Exploring and regulating the microstructure and mechanical properties of the material is crucial to achieving the preparation of a high-performance aluminum alloy.

The current Special Issue of Metals focuses on the structure and mechanical properties of aluminum alloy; this includes, but is not limited to, the latest developments in aluminum-based composite materials, welding, novel manufacturing methods (additive manufacturing), and new methods for the characterization of the microstructure and mechanical properties of alloys. We welcome the submission of both reviews and research articles.

Dr. Jiqiang Chen
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • Al alloy
  • microstructure
  • mechanical properties
  • composite
  • additive manufacturing
  • welding
  • processing method
  • characterization

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