Casting and Manufacturing Processes of Aluminium

A special issue of Metals (ISSN 2075-4701). This special issue belongs to the section "Metal Casting, Forming and Heat Treatment".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (19 January 2022) | Viewed by 607

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School of Engineering and Technology, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL 32211, USA
Interests: production of high quality castings; solidification of aluminium alloys; aluminium castings; quench sensitivity of aluminium alloys
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Department of Materials and Manufacturing, School of Engineering, Jönköping University, 55111 Jönköping, Sweden
Interests: casting; aluminium; magnesium; heat treatment; mechanical behavior; fatigue; process microstructure performance; additive manufacturing
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Institute of Structural Durability and Railway Technology, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: fatigue design; technological aspects; high- and low-cycle fatigue assessment; structural durability; fracture behavior
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cast materials are used in most of our products, ranging from simple household appliances to advanced products, such as cars, lorries, and aircraft. In all of these applications, cast materials offer a unique combination of function and performance.

Increasing requirements for lighter, stiffer, and stronger materials with increasing requirements for thermal transport properties and corrosion resistance are moving the boundaries for material performance further. Aspects critical to delivering an improved performance are the alloy content and the microstructure, especially in light weight alloys, including aluminium alloys.

Accordingly, this Special Issue, titled “Casting and Manufacturing Processes of Aluminum”, is intended to review and present the cutting-edge state-of-the-art developments in the production of high quality aluminium alloy castings, including other manufacturing processes involved in the production of castings, such as machining, heat treatment, and hot isostatic pressing. The latest developments in the various aspects of the creation of high-performance microstructures in aluminum are included. Finally, the effect of the processing and structure on the performance of aluminium castings, as well as the applicability of traditional and modern approaches for fatigue design, will be addressed.

Prof. Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu
Prof. Dr. Anders Jarfors
Prof. Dr. Martin Leitner
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • high quality castings
  • molten metal quality
  • quench sensitivity of aluminium alloys
  • fatigue performance of aluminium alloy components

Published Papers

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