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Encyclopedia of Aluminum








Enhance your understanding of aluminum with this Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys. Explore topics like chemical composition, heat treatment, and analytical techniques, cast Al-Si-Cu alloys, corrosion protection, and computer vision for fault detection and much more.

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys
Two-Volume Set (2019) – Eds. G.E. Totten, M. Tiryakioğlu, and O. Kessler


Volume I

  • 6Gas Chromatography: Chemical Composition and Heat Treat ment
  • Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Alloys
  • Aerospace Fasteners: Use in Structural Applications
  • Aircraft Structural Integrity: Corrosion Effects
  • Al-Mg-Si: Microstructural Analysis
  • Analytical Techniques for Aluminum
  • Anisotropic Yield Criteria for Aluminum AlloySheets
  • Anodic Oxides: Applications and Trends in Nanofabrication
  • Arc-Welding: Lithium-Containing AluminumAlloys
  • As-Cast Grain Size of Aluminum Alloys Refinedby Al-Ti-B Master Alloys
  • Atom Probe Characterization of NanoscalePrecipitates in Aluminum Alloys
  • Bayer Process
  • Brazing Aluminum in Low Vacuum
  • Brazing of Aluminum Alloys
  • Bulk Metallic Glasses: Aluminum-Based
  • Calcium-Containing Aluminum Alloys
  • Carbothermic Reduction Methods for Alumina
  • Cast Al-Si-Cu Alloys: Effect of Modification on Thermal and Electrical Conductivities
  • Casting Designs
  • Castings
  • Castings: Ten Rules for Good Castings
  • Chemical Milling of Aluminum
  • Computer Vision for Fault Detection in Aluminum Castings
  • Control Principle of Thermal Spray Process
  • Corrosion and Wear Protection through MicroArc Oxidation Coatings in Aluminum and Its Alloys
  • Corrosion Inhibitors: Effect on AluminumAlloys
  • Corrosion of Aluminum and Its Alloys
  • Corrosion Protective Coatings: Fabrication of Sputtered CeO2-La2O3 and La2O3-CeO2Bilayers
  • Corrosion-Induced Hydrogen Embrittlement in AA2024
  • Creation of Master Alloys for Aluminum
  • The Crystallography of Aluminum and Its Alloys
  • Defects in Aluminum Alloy Castings
  • Design of Aluminum Rolling Processes for Foil, Sheet, and Plate
  • Design of Forming Processes: Sheet Metal Forming
  • Designing for Aluminum
  • Designing with Aluminum Alloys
  • Die Casting Process Design
  • Diesel Engine: Applications of Aluminum Alloys
  • Diffusion Bonding of A2017 Aluminum Alloys
  • Dispersoid Precipitation in Aluminum Alloys
  • Ductility–Fatigue Life Relationships in Aluminum Alloy Castings: Role of Structural Quality
  • Electrical Conductivity of Aluminum Alloy A2011
  • Electrical Resistivity of Al-Cast Alloys in the Range of Solidification
  • Electrochemical Study of Potassium Fluoride in a Cryolite-Aluminum Oxide Molten Salt
  • Electrodeposition of Aluminum in Ionic Liquids
  • Electron Backscatter Diffraction
  • Electron Beam Welding of Aluminum Alloys
  • Electron-Beam Welding of Thick Components of Steels, Aluminum, and Titanium Alloys
  • Entrainment Defects
  • Extractive Metallurgy of Aluminum
  • Extrudable Al-Si-Mg Alloys: Simulation of Microsegregation and Homogenization
  • Extrusion
  • Fatigue Endurance under Torsion Testing: 6061-T6 and 6063-T5 Aluminum Alloys
  • Fatigue Lifetime Improvement of Aluminum Alloys
  • Field Trials of Aerospace Fasteners in Mechanical and Structural Applications
  • Forging
  • Friction Stir Processing: Effect on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in Cast Aluminum Alloys
  • Friction Welding of Al2O3P/6061 Aluminum Alloy Composite to 5052 Aluminum Alloy
  • Grain Refinement and Strengthening of Aluminum Alloys: Cold Severe Plastic Deformation Model
  • Grain Refinement of Cast Aluminum by Heterogeneous Nucleation Sites
  • Graphene-Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Nanocomposites: Structure and Properties
  • Hall–Heroult Process
  • Hall–Petch Relationship in Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
  • Hardening, Annealing, and Aging
  • Hardness–Yield Strength Relationships in Al-Zn-Mg(-Cu) Alloys
  • Heat-Treatable Aluminum Alloys: Three-Point Bending
  • High-Pressure Die-Cast AlSi9Cu3(Fe) Alloys: Models for Casting Defects and Mechanical Properties
  • High-Speed Computer Tomography: Pressure Die Casting
  • Hipping Evaluation in Cast Aluminum Alloys: Quality Index-Based Approach
  • Early History of Aluminum Metallurgy
  • Homogeneous Modifier-Treated AlSi10Mg Alloy: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties
  • Honeycomb Composite Structures of Aluminum: Aerospace Applications
  • Hot Stamping of Complex-Shaped HighStrength Aluminum Components
  • Hot Tear Nucleation During Solidification of Aluminum and Its Alloys
  • Hypoeutectic Al–Fe Alloys: Formation and Characterization of Intermetallics by Dissolution of the Al Matrix
  • Image Processing for Fault Detection in Aluminum Castings
  • Intermetallics of Aluminum
  • Introduction to Aluminum Ionic Liquids in Surface Protection of Aluminum and Its Alloys
  • Iron: Removal from Aluminum
  • Machining
  • Master Alloys for Grain Refinement
  • Melt Quality Assessment
  • Melt-Stirring Method: Influence on Ingot Purity During Ohno Continuous Casting
  • Metal Casting Research: Application to Aluminum Alloy Casting
  • Metallic Coatings for Brazing Aluminum Alloys

Volume II

  • Melt-Stirring Method: Atlas of Microstructures
  • Metallurgy of Continuous Hot DipAluminizing
  • Metallurgy of Quenching Aluminum Alloys
  • Microgravity Crystallization for High-TechCastings
  • Micromachining of Aluminum Alloys
  • Microstructural Changes During Annealing of Aluminum Alloy: Modeling
  • Microstructural Evolution During SolutionTreatment of ADC12 (A383) Alloy Die
  • Microstructure and Microhardness ofAlZnMnMg Alloys during Heat Treatment
  • Microstructure and Properties of Friction StirWelded Aluminum Alloys
  • Microstructure and Yield Strength Evolution of Aluminum Alloys
  • Microstructure Imaging, PrecipitationFormation and Mechanical Properties: Al–Li and Al–Mg–Zn Alloys
  • Microstructure of Al-Cu, Al-Zn, Al-Ag-Zn, and Al-Zn-Mg Alloys
  • Microstructure of Aluminum Alloys: Effect of Hardening Conditions
  • MIG Welding of Aluminum Alloys
  • Molten Aluminum: Inductive Technique for Electrical Conductivity Measurements
  • Molten Metal Processing
  • Nanocomposites with Aluminum Matrix: Preparation and Properties
  • Nanoparticle Aluminum Preparation
  • Nanostructured Aluminum Films: DeepUltraviolet Absorption from Glancing AnglePhysical Vapor Deposition
  • Nanostructured Ni/Al2O3 Interlayer: TransientLiquid Phase Diffusion Bonding ofAl6061-MMC
  • Nodular Silicon Al–(12–30)% Si Alloys: Microstructure, Mechanical Properties and Fracture Behaviors
  • Non-Heat Treatable Al-Alloys: Development of Intermetallic Particles during Solidification and Homogenization
  • Open-Cell Foam Metal Production and Characterization by Aluminum Solid Mold Investment Casting
  • Optical Microstructures of Aluminum Alloys
  • Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation (PEO) Coatings on Aluminum Alloys: Kinetics and Formation Mechanism
  • Plasma Surface Treatment: Effects on Mechanical and Corrosion Protection Properties of Hybrid Sol–Gel Coatings
  • Plastic Flow of Aluminum in Explosive Welding
  • Polyphase Eutectics of Aluminum Alloys: Effect of Phase Composition
  • Porosity Development and Modification in Al-Si Alloys: Effect of P and Sr
  • Porosity in Aluminum Alloy Castings
  • Porosity in Aluminum Welds
  • Powder Metallurgy Aluminum Alloys: Structure and Porosity
  • Precipitation in AA2195 by Atom Probe Tomography and Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Precipitation in Al–Mg–Si Alloys: Modeling
  • Production Levels of Bauxite and Aluminum: Global Historical Survey (1850–2015)
  • Production Methods for Aluminum: Alternative
  • Properties of Pure Aluminum
  • Pulsed TIG Welding of Al–SiC Composite: Welding Parameter Optimization
  • Pulsed TIG Welding of Aluminum
  • Quality Parameters for High-Pressure Die castings
  • Quench Factor Analysis: An Overview
  • Quench Sensitivity and Continuous Cooling Precipitation Diagrams
  • Quench Sensitivity of Aluminum Alloys
  • Quenching of Aluminum Alloys
  • Quenching of Aluminum Solid Cylinder: Numerical Study
  • Reaction Kinetics during Molten Aluminum Refining Using Electron Backscatter Diffraction
  • Recrystallization and Grain Growth
  • Recycling of Aluminum
  • Recycling of EN AW 2011 Aluminum Chips without Remelting
  • Residual Stress during Stamping-Forging of 2024 Aluminum Alloy Sheet
  • Retrogression and Re-aging Heat Treatment: AA7XXX Aluminum Alloys
  • Rheoprocessing of Semisolid Aluminum Alloys
  • Rolling of Aluminum
  • SEM Microstructures and Fractographs of Aluminum Alloys
  • Shielding Gas: Performance Improvement of MIG and TIG Welding of Aluminum Alloys
  • Sintering Behavior: Al–SiC Compacts in Different Atmospheres
  • Smelting of Aluminum
  • Solidification of Aluminum Alloy Weld Metal
  • Steel: Aluminum Coatings
  • Stellite Superalloy Powder Deposition on 7075 Aluminum Alloy
  • Strain Rate Sensitivity of Commercial Aluminum Alloys
  • Strength and Intergranular Corrosion of Aluminum Alloys: Effect of Cooling Rate Superplastic Forming
  • Surface Chemistry of Adhesion to Aluminum
  • Surface Modification of Aluminum and Its Alloys Using Conversion Coatings
  • Texture–Property Relationships in Aluminum Alloys: Simulations and Experiments
  • Thermal Analysis of Aluminum Alloys
  • Thermal Spray Coatings: Aluminum Alloy Protection
  • Thin Aluminum Sheets: Continuous Casting and Rolling
  • Transmission Electron Micrographs of Aluminum Alloys
  • Tube Bending Forming Technologies: Advances and Trends
  • Twist Compression Welding of Aluminum
  • Uphill Quenching of Aluminum Alloys
  • Vacuum Carbothermic Reduction of Alumina
  • Wear Behavior of Aluminum Alloys at Slow Sliding Speeds
  • Weldability: Effect of Alloying Element Sc, Mn, and Zr on Alloys of the Al-Mg-Sc-Mn-Zr System
  • Weldable Aluminum Alloys in Aerospace and Transportation
  • Welding Aluminum Die Castings
  • Welding Parameters for Aluminum Alloys
  • Welding Technology: Gas Chromatography
  • Welding: Particulate and Gaseous Emissions
  • Wrought Aluminum Alloy: Reinforcement, Alloy Addition, and Deformation Effects on Mechanical Responses
  • X-Ray Diffraction Analysis of the Microstructure of Precipitating AluminumBased Alloys


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Some usuful figures from this book

Figure – Materials selection for structural members of a typical passenger aircraft
[Polmear, I.J.]
[Figure 1 from”Aerospace Fasteners: Use in Structural Applications”
by George Nadim Melhemt]

  • The 2024 and 7075 aluminum alloys are used in the upper wing skins and stringers. They have a good combination of the following properties: compressive yield strength, modulus, fatigue, fracture toughness, fatigue crack growth, and corrosion.

Figure – Relative volume of aluminum corrosion products
[Figure 18 from”Aerospace Fasteners: Use in Structural Applications” by George Nadim Melhemt]

Figure – A scheme showing the system for anodizing
with reactions occurring during the process
[Figure 1 from “Anodic Oxides: Applications and Trends in Nanofabrication”
by W.J. Stepniowski]

Figure – Bayer cycle flow diagram [Habashi, F]
[Figure 3 from “Bayer Process” by D. Lozano, G.M. Martinez-Cazares, M. Black mouth]