4. Aluminum Alloys

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. J. G. Kaufman

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch4

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Kaufman, J. G. (2002) Aluminum Alloys, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Kaufman Associates, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • aluminum alloys and their use;
  • aluminum tempers designation systems;
  • hardness Brinell number;
  • high ductility and toughness;
  • thixocasting and squeeze casting


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nature of Aluminum Alloys

  • Designation Systems

  • Properties of Aluminum Alloys

  • Applications of Aluminum Alloys

  • References