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Author Grushko, Olga, author.

Title Aluminum-Lithium Alloys : Process Metallurgy, Physical Metallurgy, and Welding
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press LLC [Sept. 2016]
Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [distributor]
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Series Advances in Metallic Alloys Ser
Advances in Metallic Alloys Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Authors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Brief History of Aluminum-Lithium Alloy Creation; Chapter 2: Theoretical Basis of Aluminum-Lithium Alloying with Controlled Lithium Content and Metallic and Nonmetallic Impurities; 2.1. Kinetics of Aluminum Alloy Oxidation in Molten Condition; 2.2. Oxidation Kinetics and Mechanism of Protective Alloying of Aluminum-Lithium Alloys; 2.2.1. AL-CU-LI System Alloy; 2.2.2. AL-MG-LI System Alloy; 2.3. Thermodynamics of Molten Aluminum: Flux System; 2.4. Selection of Inert and Protective Atmospheres
2.5. Nonmetallic Impurities and Alkali and Alkaline-Earth Element Impurities in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys2.5.1. Oxygen, Nitrogen, and Carbon in the 1420 Alloy; 2.5.2. Alkali and Alkaline-Earth Element Impurities in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys; 2.5.3. Interaction of Aluminum-Lithium Alloy with the Lining Material; Chapter 3: Hydrogen in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys; 3.1. Interaction of Aluminum Alloys with Hydrogen; 3.2. Changing of Hydrogen Content in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys Depending on the Conditions of Melting; 3.2.1. Sources of Hydrogen in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys
3.2.2. Hydrogen in 1420 Alloy During Melting in Reverberatory Furnace3.2.3. Effectiveness of Vacuuming of Aluminum-Lithium Alloys; 3.2.4. Electroflux Refining of Aluminum-Lithium Alloys; 3.2.5. Nature of Hydrogen Distribution in 1420 Alloy Billets and Semi-Finished Products; 3.3. About Forms of Hydrogen Presence in Lithium-Aluminum Alloys; Chapter 4: Crack Susceptibility and Peculiarities of Casting Aluminum-Lithium Alloy Billets; 4.1. Casting Crack Susceptibility Depending on Chemical Composition; 4.1.1. Cold Cracks; 4.1.2. Hot Cracks
4.2. Peculiarities of Casting Billets from Aluminum-Lithium Alloys4.2.1. Necessity of Melt Protection against Exposure to Shop Atmosphere; 4.2.2. Practical Realization of the Technology Developed; Chapter 5: Aluminum-Lithium Alloy Grain Structure Solidification Conditions and Peculiarities; 5.1. Ingot Heat Conductivity Properties and Solidification Conditions; 5.1.1. Cylinder Billet Solidification; 5.1.2. Flat Ingot Solidification; 5.2. Conditions for the Generation of Zones with Variable Etchability in Aluminum-Lithium Alloys and Zone Influence on Semifinished Product Properties
5.3. Grain Structure of Slabs of Aluminum Alloys Doped with Lithium5.4. Principle of Nondendritic Structure Formation in Aluminum Alloy Slabs Avoiding Physical Influence on Solidifying Metal; 5.5. Hereditary Influence of Slab Grain Structure on Slab Flow Characteristics; Chapter 6: Excess Hetero-Phasicity in 1420 Alloy Billets and Its Hereditary Influence on the Structure, Properties, and Weldability of Semifinished Products; 6.1. Phases Formed by the Main Alloying Agents and Controlled Additives Traditional for Aluminum Alloys
Summary Aluminum-Lithium Alloys: Process Metallurgy, Physical Metallurgy, and Welding provides theoretical foundations of the technological processes for melting, casting, forming, heat treatment, and welding of Al-Li alloys. It contains a critical survey of the research in the field and presents data on commercial Al-Li alloys, their phase composition, microstructure, and heat treatment of the ingots, sheets, forgings, and welds of Al-Li alloys. It details oxidation kinetics, protective alloying, hydrogen in Al-Li alloys, and crack susceptibility. It also discusses grain structure and solidification, as well as structural and mechanical properties. The book is illustrated with examples of Al-Li alloy applications in aircraft structures. Based on the vast experience of the coauthors, the book presents recommendations on solving practical problems involved with melting and casting ingots, welding of Al-Li alloys, and producing massive stampings for welded products. Provides comprehensive coverage of Al-Li alloys, not available in any single source. Presents research that is at the basis of the production technology for of ingots and products made of Al-Li alloys.Combines basic science with applied research, including upscaling and industrial implementation. Covers welding of Al-Li alloys in detail. Discusses gas and alkali-earth impurities in Al-Li alloys. Describes technological recommendations on casting and deformation of Al-Li alloys
Audience College Audience CRC Press LLC
Subject Aluminum-lithium alloys -- Metallurgy
Form Electronic book
Author Ovchinnokov, Viktor, author
Ovsyannikov, Boris, author.
ISBN 1315352508