Mg-alloy Database Construction: Investigation of Al-Ca Phase Equilibria

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. D. Kevorkov and
  2. R. Schmid-Fetzer

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch15

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Kevorkov, D. and Schmid-Fetzer, R. (2000) Mg-alloy Database Construction: Investigation of Al-Ca Phase Equilibria, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch15

Editor Information

  1. GKSS-Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Institut für Werkstofforschung, Max-Planck- Straße, D-21502 Geesthacht, Germany

Author Information

  1. Technical University of Clausthal, Institute of Metallurgy, Robert-Koch-Str.42, D-38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.http://www.imet.tu-clausthal.de/agem/

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302826

Online ISBN: 9783527607556

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Keywords:

  • magnesium alloys;
  • alloy development;
  • Mg-alloy database construction;
  • investigation of Al-Ca phase equilibria

Summary

Information about possible precipitation of Al-Ca intermetallic phases is important for Mg-alloys with these alloying elements. During the experimental investigation of the ternary Mg-Al-Ca phase diagram we observed some inconsistencies, indicating the existence of additional binary Al-Ca compounds. To solve them, we carried out an investigation of the binary Al-Ca phase diagram.

The Al-rich corner is well investigated and described in the literature. Two binary phases Al4Ca and Al2Ca were reported. Only very limited experimental investigations of Ca-rich part were reported.