Aluminium Books 2019/1

The Metallurgy of Anodizing Aluminum - Connecting Science to Practice

By Runge, Jude Mary

In this book, the history of the concepts critical to the discovery and development of aluminum, its alloys and the anodizing process are reviewed to provide a foundation for the challenges, achievements, and understanding of the complex relationship between the aluminum alloy and the reactions that occur during anodic oxidation.  Empirical knowledge that has long sustained industrial anodizing is clarified by viewing the process as corrosion science, addressing each element of the anodizing circuit in terms of the Tafel Equation.  This innovative approach enables a new level of understanding and engineering control for the mechanisms that occur as the oxide nucleates and grows, developing its characteristic highly ordered structure, which impact the practical function of the anodic aluminum oxide.


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Aluminium Alloys - New Trends in Fabrication and Applications
by Dr Lee Cerasale 

In this book, we focus on the new trends in fabrication and the applications of aluminium alloys. Aluminium alloys have undergone a dramatic transformation in areas of extrusion, machining, welding, heat treatment, structural changes, created by ultra-fine particles and enhanced corrosion resistance.

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Handbook of Aluminium Alloys
by Sally Renwick

The alloys in which aluminium is the predominant metal are referred to as aluminium alloys. Aluminium alloys have grown and improved in various aspects and applications. Due to this transformation, aluminium alloys have been widely utilized in European automotive and space industries. This book collects latest data and graphics provided by experts dealing with this subject. It also discusses the effects of processing parameters on the performance of aluminium alloys. The utilization of aluminium alloys in solar cells and panels is also discussed with respect to corrosion and their exposure to tough environment conditions. This book will be beneficial for readers interested in this field and will also pave the way for future innovations and developments in aluminium alloys.

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Friction surfacing of aluminium alloys
By Pereira Diogo

Friction surfacing is a solid state joining process that has attracted much interest in the past decades. This technology allows joining dissimilar metallic materials while avoiding the brittle intermetallic formations, involving temperatures bellow melting point and producing like forged metal structures. Much research using different steels has been made but the same does not happen with aluminium alloys, specially using different aluminium alloys. Friction surface coatings using consumable rods of AA6082-T6 were produced on AA2024-T3 plates using a wide range of parameters. Coatings were examined to assure the best set of parameters according to the physical properties, such as: bonding width and thickness. Coatings were characterized metallurgical and mechanically. Besides metallurgical techniques, hardness, tensile, bending and wear tests were carried out. From this study, it was shown that high rotation speeds reduce the coating thickness and improve bonding to the substrate, while the applied load is the key parameter to obtain a good bonding width. Travel speed controls the deposition rate and the coating thickness. For the tested parameters a fine grain structure was obtained. The coatings have similar properties to the as-received rods but with higher ultimate tensile strength (UTS), elongation and wear resistance. Finally, an assessment of power and material consumption was performed revealing that Friction Surfacing is quite competitive when compared to other surface coating technologies.

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Aluminium Alloys. Theory and Applications
By Tibor Kvackaj

The present book enhances in detail the scope and objective of various developmental activities of the aluminium alloys. A lot of research on aluminium alloys has been performed. Currently, the research efforts are connected to the relatively new methods and processes. We hope that people new to the aluminium alloys investigation will find this book to be of assistance for the industry and university fields enabling them to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in aluminium alloys research.

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Adsorption Of Heavy Metal Ions (Aluminium & Chromium(iii)) On Clay. Heavy Metal Ions Removal by Adsorption From Industrial Waste Waters
By Lifita Nguve Tande

The presence of heavy metal ions in many industrial waste waters is a growing concern for many environmental experts and health officials. Removal of this ions by adsorption is proving to be the choice method because it is not only easy to implement but also versatile and does not require investment in expensive equipment. This book focuses on the removal of two of such ions (Aluminium and Chromium(III)) and would help chemical scientists better explain adsorption phenomena while process engineers can use the results presented in any eventual design and scale up of process equipment.

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Surface Engineering of Light Alloys: Aluminium, Magnesium and Titanium Alloys (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering) 1st Edition
by Hanshan Dong 

The growing use of light alloys in industries such as aerospace, sports equipment and biomedical devices is driving research into surface engineering technologies to enhance their properties for the desired end use. Surface engineering of light alloys: Aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys provides a comprehensive review of the latest technologies for modifying the surfaces of light alloys to improve their corrosion, wear and tribological properties.

Part one discusses surface degradation of light alloys with chapters on corrosion behaviour of magnesium alloys and protection techniques, wear properties of aluminium-based alloys and tribological behaviour of titanium alloys. Part two reviews surface engineering technologies for light alloys including anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation, thermal spraying, cold spraying, physical vapour deposition, plasma assisted surface treatment, PIII/PSII treatments, laser surface modification, ceramic conversion and duplex treatments. Part three covers applications for surface engineered light alloys including sports equipment, biomedical devices and plasma electrolytic oxidation and anodised aluminium alloys for spacecraft applications.

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Corrosion Behaviour and Protection of Copper and Aluminium Alloys in Seawater, Volume 50 (European Federation of Corrosion (EFC) Series) 1st Edition
by D Féron 

Copper and aluminium alloys are widely used in marine engineering in areas such as pipelines, storage tanks, ships’ hulls and cladding for offshore structures. This important book reviews key factors affecting the corrosion and service life of these materials in the marine environment. The book is divided into five parts, with part one reviewing key aspects of the corrosion behaviour of both these alloys. Part two discusses the use of copper and copper-nickel alloys in seawater, whilst Parts 3 and 4 cover aluminium bronzes and alloys. The final section of the book covers the use of aluminium-based materials as anodes for the cathodic protection of marine structures.

Corrosion behaviour and protection of copper and aluminium alloys in seawater is an important reference for marine engineers concerned with the corrosion and service life of these materials.

  • Reviews key factors affecting the corrosion and service life of copper and aluminium alloys

  • Discusses the use of the alloys in seawater

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