Novel Processing of Magnesium Materials
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2024) | Viewed by 1053
Interests: light metal matrix composites; sustainable material processing; microstructural–mechanical property evaluation of materials; corrosion behavior of materials; biocompatibility of materials; syntactic foams; tribology
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In the past 20 years, magnesium alloys and composites have gained superior prominence in weight-critical applications in the aerospace, automotive, and transportation sectors. In recent times, magnesium’s ability to degrade in the human body has made it a potential material for orthopedic implants. In research, several different approaches have been used to improve the properties of magnesium-based materials by means of alloying, composite technology, heat treatment, and coatings, among others. Using microstructural control, the overall properties of magnesium and its alloys have been improved by researchers around the world. Furthermore, the use of unique processing technologies such as additive manufacturing, microwave sintering, extrusion, etc., have been able to deliver high-performance, lightweight magnesium-based materials. The combined effect of processing technology and novel alloying elements or reinforcements can be vital in achieving greater acceptance of magnesium-based materials in industry.
Accordingly, this Special Issue aims to explore research articles focused on the use of novel processing technologies and their effect on the properties of the developed magnesium-based materials. Review articles are also welcome.
Topics falling under the scope of the issue, among others, are:
- Novel processing of magnesium-based materials;
- Structure–property relationship in magnesium-based materials;
- Additive manufacturing of magnesium-based materials;
- Magnesium processing through recycling;
- Surface property characterization (corrosion, tribology, etc.) of magnesium-based materials.
Dr. Gururaj Parande
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- mechanical properties
- heat treatment
- corrosion behavior