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Microstructural factors affecting fatigue initiation in various Al based bearing alloys

Ali, M.S., Reed, P.A.S., Syngellakis, S., Moffat, Andrew and Perrin, Carl, (2006) Microstructural factors affecting fatigue initiation in various Al based bearing alloys Poole, W.J., Wells, M.A. and Lloyd, D.J. (eds.) In Aluminium Alloys 2006: Innovation Through Research and Technology. Trans Tech., pp. 1071-1076.

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Microscale fatigue damage mechanisms in various Al-Sn-Si based bearing alloys used as linings of plain automotive bearings are reported. Extensive work on previously developed alloys has concluded that secondary phase particles such as Sn and Si are potential fatigue initiation sites with a complex combination of various particle geometry parameters. A newly developed alloy contains a number of complex intermetallics with much finer and fewer Sn and Si particles. This alloy system appears to be more resistant to microscale fatigue damage compared to the previous systems.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Series ISSN 0255-5476
Venue - Dates: 10th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys, 2006-07-09 - 2006-07-13
Keywords: bearing, secondary phase particles, finite body tessellation (fbt), finite element analysis (fea)
Organisations: Engineering Mats & Surface Engineerg Gp


Local EPrints ID: 43049
ISBN: 0878494081
PURE UUID: c932fade-6b0c-49fd-8c0c-5981ad4da0ac
ORCID for P.A.S. Reed: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 10 Jan 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:20

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Author: M.S. Ali
Author: P.A.S. Reed ORCID iD
Author: S. Syngellakis
Author: Andrew Moffat
Author: Carl Perrin
Editor: W.J. Poole
Editor: M.A. Wells
Editor: D.J. Lloyd

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