Thixoforming: Semi-solid Metal Processing

Thixoforming: Semi-solid Metal Processing

Editor(s): Gerhard Hirt, Reiner Kopp

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527322046

Online ISBN: 9783527623969

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623969

About this Book

Offering a sound technological overview, while also including the fundamental aspects, this book provides the knowledge needed to master the highly challenging process characteristics for successful application in industrial production. It summarizes the first-hand experience gained from twelve years of collaborative research covering materials science, rheology, casting and forming, control and surface technology as well as the modeling of flow behavior, tool engineering and systems engineering, and thus treats all the vital aspects of this field.
For materials scientists, physicists, engineers, and those working in the metal processing industry.

Table of contents

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    1. Chapter 1

      Semi-Solid Forming of Aluminium and Steel – Introduction and Overview (pages 1–27)

      Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hirt, Liudmila Khizhnyakova, René Baadjou, Frederik Knauf and Prof. Dr. Reiner Kopp

  1. Part One: Material Fundamentals of Metal Forming in the Semi-Solid State

    1. Chapter 3

      Material Aspects of Steel Thixoforming (pages 43–104)

      Wolfgang Bleck, Sebastian Dziallach, Heike Meuser, Wolfgang Püttgen and Peter. J. Uggowitzer

  2. Part Two: Modelling the Flow Behaviour of Semi-Solid Metal Alloys

    1. Chapter 6

      Modelling the Flow Behaviour of Semi-Solid Metal Alloys (pages 167–219)

      Michael Modigell, Lars Pape, Ksenija Vasilić, Markus Hufschmidt, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hirt, Hideki Shimahara, René Baadjou, Andreas Bührig-Polaczek, Carsten Afrath, Prof. Dr. Reiner Kopp, Mahmoud Ahmadein and Matthias Bünck

  3. Part Three: Tool Technologies for Forming of Semi-Solid Metals

    1. Chapter 8

      Tool Technologies for Forming of Semi-Solid Metals (pages 239–308)

      Kirsten Bobzin, Erich Lugscheider, Jochen M. Schneider, Rainer Telle, Philipp Immich, David Hajas and Simon Münstermann

  4. Part Four: Forming of Semi-Solid Metals

    1. Chapter 10

      Thixoforging and Rheoforging of Steel and Aluminium Alloys (pages 369–409)

      Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hirt, René Baadjou, Frederik Knauf, Ingold Seidl, Hideki Shimahara, Dirk Abel, Prof. Dr. Reiner Kopp, Rainer Gasper and Alexander Schönbohm

    2. Chapter 11

      Thixoextrusion (pages 411–442)

      Frederik Knauf, René Baadjou, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hirt, Prof. Dr. Reiner Kopp, Simon Münstermann and Rainer Telle

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