Aluminium matrix composites: Challenges and opportunities

  title={Aluminium matrix composites: Challenges and opportunities},
  author={M. K. Surappa},
  • M. Surappa
  • Published 1 February 2003
  • Materials Science
  • Sadhana
Aluminium matrix composites (AMCs) refer to the class of light weight high performance aluminium centric material systems. The reinforcement in AMCs could be in the form of continuous/discontinuous fibres, whisker or particulates, in volume fractions ranging from a few percent to 70%. Properties of AMCs can be tailored to the demands of different industrial applications by suitable combinations of matrix, reinforcement and processing route. Presently several grades of AMCs are manufactured by… 

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Note: Invited Review Paper Reference LMM-CONF-2007-012 Record created on 2007-11-02, modified on 2017-05-10

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