Effects of Cu, Mg, and Sr Additions on the Mechanical Properties and Machinability of Near-Eutectic Al-11%S Casting Alloys

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Y. Zedan1,
  2. A.M. Samuel1,
  3. F.H. Samuel1,2 and
  4. S. Alkahtani3

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch54

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Zedan, Y., Samuel, A.M., Samuel, F.H. and Alkahtani, S. (2012) Effects of Cu, Mg, and Sr Additions on the Mechanical Properties and Machinability of Near-Eutectic Al-11%S Casting Alloys, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch54

Author Information

  1. 1

    Département des Sciences Appliquées, UQAC, 555, boulevard de l'Université, Chicoutimi, Québec, G7H 2B1, Canada

  2. 2

    Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia

  3. 3

    Industrial Engineering Program, Mechanical Engineering Department, AlKharj University, AlKharj, Saudi Arabia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • 396 aluminum alloys;
  • Cu;
  • Mg;
  • Sr additions;
  • microstructure;
  • cutting forces;
  • tool life;
  • machinability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental procedure

  • Results and Discussions

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements