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Automotive Alloys 1999: Symposium proceedings held during the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, February 28 - March 4, 1999

Automotive Alloys 1999: Symposium proceedings held during the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, February 28 - March 4, 1999

Subodh K. Das (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-78762-5

Sep 2013

326 pages

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A discussion of the most recent developments in aluminum and magnesium alloys application in the automotive market, these proceedings cover physical and process metallurgy of aluminum and magnesium castings, extrusions, composites, and sheet; alloy processing; structure and properties characterization; commercial and pilot applications in the automotive market; and technology and performance.

IS THE ALUMINUM CAR A FANTASY? 3
F. Katrak, D. Persampieri, M. Loreth, and J. Morton

OVERVIEW OF DOE'S PROGRAMS ON ALUMINUM AND MAGNESIUM FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS 41
J. Carpenter, S. Diamond, S. Dillich, T. Fitzsimmons, J. Milliken, and P. Sklad

ALCAR™ — A MODEL FOR HORIZONTAL R&D CONSORTIA 51
H.W. Hayden, G.B. Barthold, and S.K. Das

INNOVATIVE ALUMINUM APPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMOTIVE USE IN EUROPE 59
D.G. Altenpohl and P. Furrer

MECHANICAL SURFACE TREATMENTS ON HIGH-STRENGTH MAGNESIUM ALLOYS FOR FATIGUE LIFE IMPROVEMENTS 77
M. Hilpert and L. Wagner

METALLURGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CONDUCTIVE HEAT RESISTANCE SEAM WELDS ON ALUMINUM SHEET 87
J.E. Gould and L.R. Lehman

PRODUCING STEERING WHEEL FRAMES WITH AN AIMg5Si2Mn-TYPE ALLOY 99
M.C. Wuth, H. Koch, and AJ. Franke

FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES

DUCTILITY AND FORMABILITY OF AUTOMOTIVE Al ALLOY SHEET 113
T.R.G. Kutty, D.S. Wilkinson, J.D. Embury, and D.J. Lloyd

EFFECT OF Si ON THE AGEING BEHAVIOUR AND FORMABILITY OF ALLOYS BASED ON AA6016 123
S.M. Hirth, GJ. Marshall, S.A. Court, and D.J. Lloyd

MICROSTRUCTURAL STRENGTHENING IN Al-Zn-Mg-Cu ALLOYS USED IN AUTOMOTIVE BUMPERS 133
W.J. Poole, J.A. Saeter, J. Huang, G. Waterloo, and S. Skjervold

THE ROLE OF NATURAL AGING ON SUBSEQUENT PRECIPITATION DURING THE ARTIFICIAL AGING OF AA6111 ALUMINUM ALLOY 143
S. Esmaeili, D.J. Lloyd, and W.J. Poole

A PROCESS MODEL FOR THE AGE HARDENING OF A 319-TYPE ALUMINUM ALLOY 153
C.A. Cloutier, P.M. Reeber-Schmanski, J.W. Jones, and J.E. Allison

OBSERVATION OF THROUGH-THICKNESS DEFORMATION BANDS IN AN Al 6111 ALLOY DEFORMED IN PLANE STRAIN TENSION 161
P.S. Lee, G. Jarvis, A.D. Rollett, H.R. Piehler, and B.L. Adams

TEXTURE EVOLUTION OF A STRIP CAST AA5XXX ALUMINUM ALLOY DURING ANNEALING 171
Y. Liu, Y.L. Liu, G. Liao, and J.G. Morris

IMPROVEMENT OF HOT DUCTILITY IN Al-Mg BASE ALLOYS CAUSED BY SMALL AMOUNTS OF ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS 181
K. Horikawa, S. Kuramoto, and M. Kanno

DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES

OPTIMISED 6XXX ALUMINUM ALLOY SHEET FOR AUTOBODY OUTER PANELS 193
R. Shahani, D. Daniel, J.C. Ehrstrom, J.L. Hoffmann, and B. Grange

MICROCHEMISTRY AND MICROSTRUCTURAL ASPECTS LEADING TO STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IN AA508 205
J.S. Vetrano, M.J. Danielson, D.R. Baer, and R.H. Jones

DUCTILITY AND BENDABILITY IN 6000 SERIES AUTOMOTIVE ALLOYS 211
D.J. Lloyd

THE EFFECT OF PRE-AGING ON ARTIFICIAL AGING RESPONSE IN Al-Mg-Si-Cu ALLOY 6111 223
W.F. Miao and D.E. Laughlin

EFFECTS OF MINOR Sc AND Zr ADDITIONS ON COMMERCIAL Al-Mg-Mn ALLOYS 239
M.C. Carroll, M.J. Mills, G.S. Daehn, P.I. Gouma, M.F. Savage,
and B.R. Dunbar

AGE HARDENING BEHAVIOR IN A COMMERCIAL 319-TYPE ALUMINUM ALLOY 247
R. Jahn, W.T. Donlon, and J.E. Allison

APPLICATIONS

THE OPTIMIZED TENSILE AND FATIGUE PROPERTIES OF SEMI-SOLID 357 AND MODIFIED 319 ALUMINUM AUTOMOTIVE PARTS 265
S.C. Bergsma, X. Li, S.P. Paddon, and M.E. Kassner

MECHANISMS OF SOLDERING IN HIGH PRESSURE DIE CASTING OF AM 1SI-3Cu-1Fe ALLOY 275
Z.W. Chen and M.Z. Jahedi

FICTION STIR WELDING MAGNESIUM ALLOYS 285
G. Kohn, S. Antonsson, and A. Munitz

ROLL FORMING TECHNOLOGY FOR MANUFACTURING AXISYMMETRIC AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS - II: APPLICATION TO FABRICATION OF Al V96Ts3 AND 295 CAST ALLOY WHEELS 293
C.K. Syn, D.R. Lesuer, T.G. Nieh, H.S. Yang, K.R. Brown, R.O. Kaibyshev, F. Mushin, R.G. Mudarisov, and V.A. Nezorov

OPTIMISATION OF THE QUALITY OF HIGH PRESSURE DIE CAST MAGNESIUM ALLOYS 305
A.K. Dahle, S. Sannes, D.H. StJohn, and H. Westengen

HIGH-CYCLE FATIGUE CRACK INITIATION SITE DISTRIBUTION IN A356.2 315
B. Zhang, D.R. Poirier, and W. Chen