A Brief History of the Development of Grain Refinement Technology for Cast Magnesium Alloys

  1. Norbert Hort,
  2. Suveen N. Mathaudhu,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Martyn Alderman
  1. D. H. StJohn1,2,
  2. P. Cao4,
  3. M. Qian1,2,3 and
  4. M. A. Easton1,5

Published Online: 20 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch1

Magnesium Technology 2013

Magnesium Technology 2013

How to Cite

StJohn, D. H., Cao, P., Qian, M. and Easton, M. A. (2013) A Brief History of the Development of Grain Refinement Technology for Cast Magnesium Alloys, in Magnesium Technology 2013 (eds N. Hort, S. N. Mathaudhu, N. R. Neelameggham and M. Alderman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    CAST Cooperative Research Centre

  2. 2

    Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing (AMPAM)

  3. 3

    ARC Centre of Excellence for Design in Light Metals, The University of Queensland, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

  5. 5

    Monash University, Materials Engineering, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 3069

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118605523

Online ISBN: 9781118663004

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Keywords:

  • Magnesium;
  • Grain refinement;
  • Solidification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Setup

  • Result and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement