2. Thermodynamic Database for Mg-Alloys: Progress and Application to Mg-Al-Ca-Si Alloy Development

  1. Prof. Dr. K. U. Kainer
  1. Rainer Schmid-Fetzer and
  2. Joachim Gröbner

Published Online: 22 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603565.ch2

Magnesium: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications

Magnesium: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications

How to Cite

Schmid-Fetzer, R. and Gröbner, J. (2003) Thermodynamic Database for Mg-Alloys: Progress and Application to Mg-Al-Ca-Si Alloy Development, in Magnesium: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603565.ch2

Editor Information

  1. GKSS-Forschungszentrum, Institut für Werkstoffforschung, Max-Planck-Straße, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. University of Clausthal, Institute of Metallurgy, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 APR 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309757

Online ISBN: 9783527603565

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Keywords:

  • magnesium alloys;
  • thermodynamic database;
  • Mg-Al-Ca-Si alloy development

Summary

Rare earths (RE) additions can improve creep resistance of magnesium alloys by formation of precipitates. Some attempts were made in the last decades to replace the RE metals by calcium.