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Title: Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-5Nb metal-metal composite reinforced with nano SiC ceramic particles
Authors: Subramanian J. 
Loh Z.
Seetharaman S. 
Hamouda A.S.
Gupta M. 
Issue Date: 2012
Citation: Subramanian J., Loh Z., Seetharaman S., Hamouda A.S., Gupta M. (2012). Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-5Nb metal-metal composite reinforced with nano SiC ceramic particles. Metals 2 (2) : 178-194. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.3390/met2020178
Abstract: In this work, a Mg-5Nb metal–metal composite was reinforced with nano SiC (SiCn) ceramic reinforcement of varying volume fractions, using the disintegrated melt deposition technique. The extruded Mg-5Nb-SiCn composites were characterized for their microstructure and mechanical properties. Based on the results obtained, it was observed that the volume fraction of nano-SiC reinforcement played an important role in determining the grain size and improving the mechanical properties. A comparison of properties with those of pure Mg and Mg-5Nb composite showed that while the improvement in hardness occurred at all volume fractions, a minimum volume fraction of ~0.27% SiCn was required to increase the tensile and compressive strengths. The observed mechanical response of the composites were investigated in terms of the effect of SiCn volume fraction, processing, distribution of metallic and ceramic reinforcements and the inherent properties of the matrix and reinforcements. The influences of these factors on the mechanical behavior of the composites are understood based on the structure–property relationship. © 2012 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.
Source Title: Metals
URI: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/174592
ISSN: 2075-4701
DOI: 10.3390/met2020178
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