Applicability of Mg-Zn-(Y, Gd) Alloys for Engine Pistons

  1. Wim H. Sillekens,
  2. Sean R. Agnew,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Suveen N. Mathaudhu
  1. Kazutaka Okamoto1,
  2. Masato Sasaki2,
  3. Norikazu Takahashi2,
  4. Qudong Wang3,
  5. Yan Gao3,
  6. Dongdi Yin3 and
  7. Changjiang Chen3

Published Online: 26 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch16

Magnesium Technology 2011

Magnesium Technology 2011

How to Cite

Okamoto, K., Sasaki, M., Takahashi, N., Wang, Q., Gao, Y., Yin, D. and Chen, C. (2011) Applicability of Mg-Zn-(Y, Gd) Alloys for Engine Pistons, in Magnesium Technology 2011 (eds W. H. Sillekens, S. R. Agnew, N. R. Neelameggham and S. N. Mathaudhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hitachi, Ltd.; Hitachi, Ibaraki 319-1292, Japan

  2. 2

    Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.; Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-8510, Japan

  3. 3

    Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.; Shanghai 200240, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118029367

Online ISBN: 9781118062029

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Keywords:

  • Gravity casting;
  • Heat treatment;
  • Tensile strength;
  • Creep strain;
  • Fatigue strength

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results and Discussions

  • Conclusions