Simulation of Porosity and Hot Tears in a Squeeze Cast Magnesium Control Arm

  1. Wim H. Sillekens,
  2. Sean R. Agnew,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Suveen N. Mathaudhu
  1. K.D. Carlson1,
  2. C. Beckermann1,
  3. J. Jekl2 and
  4. R. Berkmortel2

Published Online: 26 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch19

Magnesium Technology 2011

Magnesium Technology 2011

How to Cite

Carlson, K.D., Beckermann, C., Jekl, J. and Berkmortel, R. (2011) Simulation of Porosity and Hot Tears in a Squeeze Cast Magnesium Control Arm, 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.ch19

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA

  2. 2

    Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118029367

Online ISBN: 9781118062029

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Magnesium Alloys;
  • Casting;
  • Shrinkage Porosity;
  • Hot Tears;
  • Modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Control Arm Casting Trials

  • Simulation Properties and Settings

  • Representative Simulation Results

  • Comparison with Casting Results

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements