Doctoral Dissertations

Title

Microstructural and superplastic characteristics of friction stir processed aluminum alloys

Keywords and Phrases

Friction stir processing; Thermal stability

Abstract

"Friction stir processing (FSP) is an adapted version of friction stir welding (FSW), which was invented at The Welding Institute (TWI), 1991. It is a promising solid state processing tool for microstructural modification at localized scale. Dynamic recrystallization occurs during FSP resulting in fine grained microstructure. The main goal of this research was to establish microstructure/superplasticity relationships in FSP aluminum alloys."--Synopsis, page iv.

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Metallurgical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2004

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Multi-sheet structures in 7475 aluminum by friction stir welding in concert with post-weld superplastic forming
  • High strain rate superplasticity in a commercial 2024 Al alloy via friction stir processing
  • Evaluation of microstructure and superplasticity in friction stir processed 5083 Al alloy
  • Low temperature superplasticity in a friction-stir-processed ultrafine grained Al-Zn-Mg-Sc alloy

Pagination

xvii, 143 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Rights

© 2004 Indrajit Charit, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Aluminum alloys
Aluminum alloys -- Microstructure
Superplasticity

Thesis Number

T 8472

Print OCLC #

56726467

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5135041~S5

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