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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

For Materials Science Soccer Players _How to hit a goal scoring free-kick thanks to COMSOL multiphysics simulation blog

Winning Soccer Free Kick explained_The Magnus Effect and the World Cup™ Match Ball | COMSOL Blog

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Friday, 20 February 2015

Materials in Automotive Application, State of the Art and Prospects,Jan.2011, Free from Intechopen publications

Materials in Automotive Application, State of the Art and Prospects


by Elaheh Ghassemieh (2011). Materials in Automotive Application, State of the Art and Prospects, New Trends and Developments in Automotive Industry, Prof. Marcello Chiaberge (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-999-8, InTech

Thursday, 19 February 2015

METAL 2010 -Impressive List of free papers on: Steels & Steelmaking, Surface Eng. Non-Ferrous Metals & Alloys in English, from the Cech Republic's Symposium Metal 2010

This post, one of several to be done (TBD), was originally motivated by my search into manufacturing work on low density automotive sheet steel recently published in Nature. If readers wish to carry out their own reseach in this, or better, contribute to my approach, you will find the Nature publication, reference entitled "Brittle intermetallic compound makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility" together with the abstract at the end of my post.

Now in the course of my search I unearthed quite an impressive librairy of freely available papers on Steelmaking,steel properties and metallurgy.

Please find a subject index and link to papers, in english, thanks to the Cech Republic's Symposium Metal 2010.


METAL 2010 - List of papers:  - List of papers by symposia

- PLENARY SESSION Symposium.

List of Symposium and Poster Sessions by Theme:

A - ADVANCED IRON AND STEELMAKING.

B - METAL FORMING.

C - STEEL PRODUCTS - PROPERTIES.

D - MODERN TRENDS IN SURFACE ENGINEERING.

E -NON-FERROUS METALS AND ALLOYS

OTHER: -

Publications without attendance

Workshop -

LINK to Metal 2010



Reference to Nature: 

Brittle intermetallic compound makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility
Nature 2015, 10.1038/nature14144
Abstract:

Although steel has been the workhorse of the automotive industry since the 1920s, the share by weight of steel and iron in an average light vehicle is now gradually decreasing, from 68.1 per cent in 1995 to 60.1 per cent in 2011 (refs 1, 2). This has been driven by the low strength-to-weight ratio (specific strength) of iron and steel, and the desire to improve such mechanical properties with other materials. Recently, high-aluminium low-density steels have been actively studied as a means of increasing the specific strength of an alloy by reducing its density. But with increasing aluminium content a problem is encountered: brittle intermetallic compounds can form in the resulting alloys, leading to poor ductility. Here we show that an FeAl-type brittle but hard intermetallic compound (B2) can be effectively used as a strengthening second phase in high-aluminium low-density steel, while alleviating its harmful effect on ductility by controlling its morphology and dispersion. The specific tensile strength and ductility of the developed steel improve on those of the lightest and strongest metallic materials known, titanium alloys. We found that alloying of nickel catalyses the precipitation of nanometre-sized B2 particles in the face-centred cubic matrix of high-aluminium low-density steel during heat treatment of cold-rolled sheet steel. Our results demonstrate how intermetallic compounds can be harnessed in the alloy design of lightweight steels for structural applications and others., Hansoo K. et al



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Sunday, 15 February 2015

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials from The Institute of Physics, IOPScience collection

I hope readers will appreciate my links to the Institute of Physics Journal(s): Science and Technology of Advanced Materials one of  several impressive Journals on Materials Science, Physics, Modelling and more. IOPScience collection is a welcomed addition to our own Institute: IOM3-Maney Press publications

I have included the IOP journal's feed  in my RHS-right hand side scroll column. and look forward to the same from my home Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

Such is the scope of available "materials" from our colleagues at IOP, I shall certainly add further direct links. In the meantime please go ahead and peruse these rich materials resources

IOP Science full collection of Journals

Enjoy.

Monday, 9 February 2015

New Hope for progess to master CC

http://www.nature.com/news/obama-rekindles-climate-hopes-1.12322

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Printing in Three Dimensions with Graphene GarcíaTuñon 2015 Advanced Materials Wiley Online Library

This innovation could hopfully be the long awaited leap in technology required to bring this marvelous material,graphene, from the realms of dashed dreams fulfill its multiple predicted properties and uses.   Join me in archiving this work and for rapid exploitation. NB. Its Carbon,its abundant, its economic and ecological, (eg. can be obtained from GHG -CO2!



Printing in Three Dimensions with Graphene GarcíaTuñon 2015 Advanced Materials Wiley Online Library

High Purity Cr sources for Superalloys

Energy for th Future:Phil.Trans.A-Vol. 365, N° 1853 / April 15, 2007, curtesy The Royal Soc. London

Engineered foams and porous materials: Phil Trans A. Vol 364, N° 1838 / 06 curtesy_The R Soc. Lond