Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of AZ91 Mg Foams

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. U. Kainer
  1. Cui'e Wen1,
  2. Yasuo Yamada1,
  3. Koji Shimojima1,
  4. Mamoru Mabuchi1,
  5. Mamoru Nakamura1,
  6. Tadashi Asahina1,
  7. Tatsuhiko Aizawa2 and
  8. Kenji Higashi3

Published Online: 15 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607552.ch90

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

Magnesium Alloys and their Applications

How to Cite

Wen, C., Yamada, Y., Shimojima, K., Mabuchi, M., Nakamura, M., Asahina, T., Aizawa, T. and Higashi, K. (2006) Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of AZ91 Mg Foams, in Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (ed K. U. Kainer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607552.ch90

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Industrial Research Institute of Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan

  2. 2

    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  3. 3

    Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan

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;
  • AZ91 Mg foams;
  • microstructure evolution;
  • mechanical properties

Summary

In the present paper, the compressive properties of the T4 and T6 heat-treated AZ91 Mg foams were compared with those of the as-cast foam to investigate the effects of heat treatment on the mechanical properties.