Experimental Investigations into the Deformation Behavior of Thixo-Molded Mg AZ61L Sheet Alloy

  1. Suveen N. Mathaudhu,
  2. Wim H. Sillekens,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Norbert Hort
  1. Muammer Koç1,3,
  2. Ömer Necati Cora2,3,
  3. Ryan Snell3,
  4. Ray Decker4 and
  5. Jack Huang4

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359228.ch75

Magnesium Technology 2012

Magnesium Technology 2012

How to Cite

Koç, M., Cora, Ö. N., Snell, R., Decker, R. and Huang, J. (2012) Experimental Investigations into the Deformation Behavior of Thixo-Molded Mg AZ61L Sheet Alloy, in Magnesium Technology 2012 (eds S. N. Mathaudhu, W. H. Sillekens, N. R. Neelameggham and N. Hort), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359228.ch75

Author Information

  1. 1

    Istanbul Şehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey

  3. 3

    NSF I/UCR Center for Precision Forming, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

  4. 4

    Thixomat Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291214

Online ISBN: 9781118359228

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Keywords:

  • Thixomolding;
  • magnesium alloys;
  • AZ61L;
  • warm hydroforming;
  • uniaxial test;
  • bulge test

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Material Characterization at Elevated Temperatures

  • Closed-die Warm Hydroforming Experiments

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements