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Review on Magnesium Alloy Processing

  • Pradipta Kumar RoutEmail author
  • Pankaj C. Jena
  • Girija Nandan Arka
  • B. Surekha
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

Demand to design engineering components with lightweight materials is a big challenge for the twenty-first-century engineer. Many researchers of the world have been trying hard to innovate new lightweight and energy-efficient alloy materials to replace steel and other metallic alloys. So far magnesium alloys are found fit for the purpose. But its alloying process is a little bit tough as molten magnesium is more prone to oxidation. Therefore, to improve its corrosion resistance and mechanical properties, researchers have been trying to establish new alloy systems in order to fulfill requirements from different industries especially automobile, aerospace, and health sector. Magnesium melting techniques, different Mg–alloy systems, and effect of alloying elements on the alloy have been discussed in this paper.

Keywords

Magnesium alloy Flux Phase diagram Mechanical property 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pradipta Kumar Rout
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pankaj C. Jena
    • 2
  • Girija Nandan Arka
    • 3
  • B. Surekha
    • 1
  1. 1.Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Deemed to Be UniversityBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Veer Surendra Sai University of TechnologyBurlaIndia
  3. 3.Centurion UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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