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Fatigue behaviour in fine grained aluminium alloys

Venning, L.J., Sinclair, I. and Reed, P.A.S., (2006) Fatigue behaviour in fine grained aluminium alloys Poole, W.J., Wells, M.A. and Lloyd, D.J. (eds.) At 10th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys. 09 - 13 Jul 2006. , pp. 1077-1082.

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The effects of alloy production method on microstructure and hence fatigue crack growth rate and fracture mechanism have been examined for a variety of fine-grained/high dispersoid Al-Li-Mg-Zr and Al-Li-Cu-Mg-Zr alloys. Microstructures have been assessed by scanning and transmission electron microcopy, together with electron back scattered diffraction pattern assessment. In these fine-grained/high dispersoid materials, high crack growth rates are seen in comparison to the traditional DC cast alloys, excepting a material with high volume fraction of shearable precipitate. The effects of fracture surface roughness and closure levels in determining crack growth rates has been assessed.

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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
Organisations: Engineering Mats & Surface Engineerg Gp


Local EPrints ID: 43943
ISBN: 0878498532
PURE UUID: d85e6496-6f2b-45f0-86ae-c2f65202c564
ORCID for P.A.S. Reed: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 02 Feb 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:16

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Author: L.J. Venning
Author: I. Sinclair
Author: P.A.S. Reed ORCID iD
Editor: W.J. Poole
Editor: M.A. Wells
Editor: D.J. Lloyd

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