Performance of wrought aluminium and magnesium alloy tubes in three-point bending

Hilditch, Tim, Atwell, Dale, Easton, Mark and Barnett, Matthew Robert 2009, Performance of wrought aluminium and magnesium alloy tubes in three-point bending, Materials and design, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 2316-2322, doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2008.11.020.

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Title Performance of wrought aluminium and magnesium alloy tubes in three-point bending
Author(s) Hilditch, TimORCID iD for Hilditch, Tim
Atwell, Dale
Easton, Mark
Barnett, Matthew RobertORCID iD for Barnett, Matthew Robert
Journal name Materials and design
Volume number 30
Issue number 7
Start page 2316
End page 2322
Total pages 7
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Oxford, England
Publication date 2009-08
ISSN 0264-1275
Keyword(s) non-ferrous metals and alloys
Summary This present work examines the load carrying capacity, energy absorption and fracture characteristics of wrought magnesium and aluminium alloy tubes in three-point bending. Magnesium alloy AZ31, and aluminium alloys 6063 and 7075, were extruded into cylindrical tubes of both equivalent thickness and mass. A strong thickness effect was present meaning that the AZ31 tube had significantly higher load and energy absorption performance than an equivalent mass 6063 tube, albeit not as high as the 7075 tube. Hinge formation and maximum load was delayed for the magnesium alloy, meaning that a high energy absorption rate persisted to higher deformation displacements than the aluminium alloys. It was also found that fracture during deformation was dependent on the indenter diameter, tube thickness and lower support separation.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.matdes.2008.11.020
Field of Research 091207 Metals and Alloy Materials
Socio Economic Objective 861199 Basic Metal Products (incl. Smelting, Rolling, Drawing and Extruding) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2008, Elsevier
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