METALLURGICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
A Journal published by Teksid Aluminum twice a year

Editorial Panel
Marina ALBERTINAZZI
Metallurgista Teksid Aluminium S.r.l.
Paolo ANTONA
Materials Consultant
Pietro APPENDINO
Professore di Teconologia dei Materiali e Chimica Applicata, Facolta di Ingegneria, Politecnico di Torino
Marcello BADIALI
Direttore Tecnico Teksid Aluminium S.r.l.
Giuseppe CAGLIOTI
Professore di Fisica dello Stato Solido, Facolta di Ingegneria, Politecnico di Milano
Enrico EVANGELISTA
Professore di Metallurgia, Facolta di Ingegneria, Universita di Ancona
Merton C. FLEMINGS
Head Department of Materials Science and Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Sergio GALLO  -  Direttore Responsabile
Libero docente di Chimica Applicata presso il Politecnico di Torino, Presidente Onorario Teksid S.p.A.
Walter NICODEMI
Professore di Siderurgia e Impianti Siderurgici, Facolta di Ingegneria, Politecnico di Milano
Metallurgical Science and Technology, Teksid Aluminium S.r.l., Via Umberto II, 3/5, 10122 Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
tel.: (++39 11) 9794 111,  e-mail: journal@teksidaluminum.com,   website: www.teksidaluminum.com


ABSTRACTS

2000
Semi-solid forming applications: high volume automotive products
W.L.Winterbottom, Technology Group, AEMP Corporation, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
SSM (semi-solid metal) technological alternatives for different applications
K.Young, Vforge Inc., Denver, Colorado, USA
P.Eisen, Idra-Presse S.p.A., Brescia, Italy
The optimized tensile and fatigue properties of electromagnetically stirred and thermally transformed semi-solid 357 and modified 319 aluminum alloys
S.C.Bergsma, Northwest Aluminum Company, The Dalles, USA
M.E.Kassner, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
E.Evangelista, Dipartimento di Meccanica, Universita di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
E.Cerri, Universita di Lecce, Italy
Liquid hot isostatic pressing process to improve properties of thixoformed parts
M.Rosso, Material Science Department, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
C.Mus, Teksid S.p.A., Borgaretto, Torino, Italy
G.Chiarmetta, Teksid S.p.A., Cascine Vica, Torino, Italy
Fatigue properties of a semi-solid cast Al-7Si-0.3Mg-T6 alloy
C.J.Davidson, J.R.Griffiths, CSIRO Manufacturing Science and Technology, Kenmore, Australia
M.Badiali, A.Zanada, Teksid S.p.A. Divisione Alluminio, Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
Viscosity of semi-solid A357 alloy in the transient high shear rate regime
A.M. de Figueredo, A.Kato, M.C.Flemings, Department of Material Science and Engineering, MIT, USA
Aluminum properties, a model for calculating mechanical properties in AISiMgFc-foundry alloys
S.Brusethaug, Hydro Aluminium, R&D Materials Technology, Sunndalsera, Norway
Y.Langsrud, Hydro Raufoss Automotive Structures, Raufoss, Norway
Use of gamma titanium aluminide for automotive engine valves
D.Chandley, Metal Casting Technology, Inc., USA
Mechanical behaviour of 6082-T6 aluminium alloy welds
S.Missori, Dipartimento Ingegneria Meccanica, Universita di Roma, Tor Vergata, Italy
A.Sili, Dipartimento Chimica Industriale e Ingegneria dei Materiali, Universita di Messina, Italy
Thixoforming of aluminium alloy for weight saving of a suspension steering knuckle
A.Fuganti, Centra Ricerche Fiat, Chassis & Body Design Dept., Italy
G.Cupito, Centra Ricerche Fiat, Advanced Process Technologies Dept., Italy
Development of mixed (ferrito-ausferritic) structures for spheroidal graphite irons
D.Rousiere, Research & Development Department, Teksid France, France
J.Aranzabal, Metallic Materials Department, Fundacion Inasmet, Spain
2001
Origin of the Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing process
D.Chandley, Hitchiner Mfg. Co., Inc., USA
Microstructural and mechanical effects of Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing on AA356 samples. I.
M.E.Beghi, C.Caglioti, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Nucleare, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
S.Barone, C.Mus, Teksid S.p.A., Borgaretto, Torino, Italy
Microstructural effect of the L.H.I.P. process on the A356 aluminium alloy
M.Cabibbo, E.Evangelista, Dipartimento di Meccanica, Universita di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Reasons to develop Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing
S.Gallo, C.Mus, Teksid S.p.A., Borgaretto, Torino, Italy
G.Mortari, Idra, Brescia, Italy
The effect of Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing on fatigue properties of Al based castings
E.Romano, M.Rosso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
C.Mus, Teksid S.p.A., Borgaretto, Torino, Italy
Properties improvement of thixoformed parts by Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing process
M.Rosso, E.Romano, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
S.Barone, Teksid S.p.A., Borgaretto, Torino, Italy
2002
Fatigue properties of a cast aluminium alloy for rims of car wheels
C.Bosi, G.L.Garagnani, R.Tovo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
Correct management of inclusional defect based on a failure analysis
M.Cusolito, Rodacciai S.p.A.
C.Mapelli, W.Nicodemi, Dipartimento di Meccanica, Politecnico di Milano
Mechanical and microstructural characterisation of an aluminum friction stir-welded butt joint
M. Di Paola, A.Falchero, Innovazione Tecnologica, Alenia Aeronautica, Torino, Italy
M.Cabibbo, E.Evangelista, E.Meccia and S.Spigarelli, INFM/Department of Mechanics, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Application of a neural network for an improved control of the metallurgical process
C.Mapelli, M.Morotti, W.Nicodemi, Dipartimento di Meccanica of Politecnico di Milano
Dynamic solidification of sand-cast aluminium alloys
P.Appendino, Politecnico di Torino - Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali ed Ing. Chimica, Torino
G.Crivellone, C.Mus, Teksid Aluminium S.p.A., Via Umberto II, 3/5-Carmagnola
S.Spriano, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali ed Ing. Chimica, Torino
Two level fatigue loading (H-L) of Mg alloys: micromechanic modeling vs. experiments
E.Altus, Z.Gerstman, A.Golubchick, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000 Israel
Static and fatigue strength of a die cast aluminium alloy under different feeding conditions
M.Avalle, G.Belingardi, M.P.Cavatorta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Process simulation of microstructure and relationship with mechanical properties in diecastings
C.Badini, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica
F.Bonollo, Universita di Padova, sede di Vicenza, DIMEG
M.P.Cavatorta, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Meccanica
G.M La Vecchia, A.Panvini, A.Pola, Universita di Brescia, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica
W.Nicodemi, M.Vedani, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Meccanica
Mechanical and microstructural properties of 8090 Al-Li alloy welded joints
S.Missori, Dipartimento Ingegneria Meccanica, Universita di Roma, Tor Vergata
A.Sili, Dipartimento Chimica Industriale e Ingegneria dei Materiali, Universita di Messina
Gas evolution from resin-bonded sand cores prepared by various processes
B.Zhang, M.Garro, D.Chautard, Piattaforma Colata a Gravita, Teksid Aluminium S.p.A., Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
C.Tagliano, Stabilimento Conchiglia Carmagnola, Teksid Aluminium S.p.A., Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
2003
Dendrite arm spacing in aluminium alloy cylinder heads produced by gravity semi-permanent mold
B.Zhang, M.Garro, Piattaforma Colata a Gravita, Teksid Aluminum S.r.l., Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
C.Tagliano, Stabilimento Conchiglia di Carmagnola, Teksid Aluminium S.r.l., Carmagnola, Torino, Italy
Commercial development of the semi-solid rheocasting (SSR™) process
James A. Yurko, Idra Casting Machines
Raul A. Martinex, Merton C. Flemings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Toughness characteristics of as-die-cast AM60B alloy
E.Gariboldi, A. Lo Conte, Politecnico of Milano, Dipartimento di meccanica
Anomalous hardness behaviour of high pressure die-cast Mg-Al alloys
A.L.Bowles, C.H.Caceres, Co-operative Research Centre for Cast Metals Manufacturing (CAST), Division of Materials Engineering, School of Engineering,
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072 Australia
Silicon particle damage in a thixocast A356 aluminium alloy
P.Leo, E.Cerri, INFM - Innovation Engineering Department, University of Lecce, Via per Arnesano, 73100, Lecce, Italy
Experimental aspects related to equal channel angular pressing of a commercial AA6082 alloy
M.Vedani, P.Bassani, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Meccanica, I-20133, Milano, Italy
M.Cabibbo, V.Latini, E.Evangelista, INFM, Universita di Ancona, Dipartimento di Meccanica, I-60131, Ancona, Italy
An investigation of preload relaxation behaviour of three Zinc-Aluminium alloys
A.A.Mir, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Liquid Hot Isostatic Pressing of QE22A magnesium alloy: a preliminary test
M.G.Beghi, G.Caglioti, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Nucleare, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and INFM - CNR, Milano, Italy
V.Carvelli, C.Poggi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Hot extrusion experiments performed on Ti-6Al-4V for the production of special cross sections
R.Bergamini, Production Director of FIAV L.Mazzacchera, Via S. Faustino 62, 20134 Milano, Italy
C.Mapelli, R.Venturini, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Meccanica, Via La Masa 34, 20158 Milano, Italy
Laser Beam Welding of cast commercial pure Titanium
S.Missori, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica Universita di Roma-Tor Vergata, Italy
F.Murdolo, A.Sili, Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e Ingegneria del Materiali Universita di Messina, Italy
2004
Evaluation of hot formability of an Al-4.6Zn-0.8Mg alloy by increasing-strain-rate torsion tests
M.El Mehtedi, S.Spigarelli, E.Evangelista, INFM/Dipartimento di Meccanica, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
N.Ryum, B.Ronning, Department of Materials Technology and Electrochemistry, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
A review on the fluidity of Al based alloys
M. Di Sabatino, L.Arnberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Materials Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Development of a non intrusive heat transfer coefficient gauge and its application to high pressure die casting
C.Dour, Ecole des Mines d'Albi-Carmaux, Albi Cedex, France
M.Dargusch, C.Davidson, D. St John, CRC for Cast Metals Manufacturing (CAST), The University of Qld, St Lucia, Qld, Australia
A.Nef, Ferra Engineering Pty. Ltd., Tingalpa, Qld, Australia
The influence of plasma nitriding and post oxidising treatment on the resistance of AlSi H11 to cycling immersion in molten aluminium alloy
D.Ugucs, M.Rosso, Politecnico di Torino - Sede di Alessandria, Italy
M.Albertinazzi, Teksid Aluminum, Carmagnola, Torino, Italy

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