Masters Theses

Abstract

"This thesis investigates the feasibility and benefits of using friction stir processing as a thermo-mechanical microstructural modification tool for local property enhancement or casting repair of magnesium alloys, specifically high strength EV31A and WE43"--Abstract, page iv.

Advisor(s)

Mishra, Rajiv S.

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Sponsor(s)

Fansteel/Wellman Dynamics
Magnesium Elektron Ltd
National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2007

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Effect of friction stir processing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of a cast magnesium-rare earth alloy
  • Effect of friction stir processing parameters on the microstructural and mechanical properties of high strength magnesium cast alloy

Pagination

x, 54 pages

Rights

© 2007 Timothy Alan Freeney, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Friction welding
Magnesium alloys -- Microstructure
Magnesium alloys
Rare earth metals

Thesis Number

T 9127

Print OCLC #

173282763

Electronic OCLC #

232154463

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