2015 Publications

Journal Articles

Abouarkoub, G.E. Thompson, X. Zhou, T. Hashimoto, G. Scamans, The Influence of Prolonged Natural Aging on the Subsequent Artificial Aging Response of the AA6111 Automotive Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 46, (2015), 4380–4393, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-015-3043-9

Bolzoni, K. Nowak, H.B. Nadendla, Grain Refinement of Al-Si Alloys by Nb-B Inoculation. Part II: Application to Commercial Alloys, Materials and Design, 66, (2015), 376–383, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2014.08.067

Bolzoni, M. Nowak, N.H. Babu, Assessment of the Influence of Al–2Nb–2B Master Alloy on the Grain Refinement and Properties of LM6 (A413) Alloy, Materials Science and Engineering A, 628, (2015), 230–237, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.01.053

Bolzoni, M. Nowak, N.H. Babu, Grain Refining Potency of Nb–B Inoculation on Al–12Si–0.6 Fe–0.5 Mn Alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 623, (2015), 79–82, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.10.069

Das, N. Barekar, O. El Fakir, X. Yang, J.P. Dear, Z. Fan, Influence of Intensive Melt Shearing on Subsequent Hot Rolling and the Mechanical Properties of Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Strips, Materials Letters, 147, (2015), 54–57, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2015.01.017

Das, N.S. Barekar, O. El Fakir, L. Wang, A.P. Rao, J.B. Patel, H.R. Kotadia, A. Bhagurkar, J.P. Dear, Z. Fan, Effect of Melt Conditioning on Heat Treatment and Mechanical Properties of AZ31 Alloy Strips Produced by Twin Roll Casting, Materials Science and Engineering A, 620, (2015), 223–232, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2014.10.019

Fan, ICASP-4 (International Conference on Advanced Solidification Processing) Foreword, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 46, (2015), 4847, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-015-3113-z

Fan, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, T. Qin, X.R. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, T. Pennycook, T. Hashimoto, Grain Refining Mechanism in the Al/Al-Ti-B System, Acta Materialia, 84, (2015), 292–304, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2014.10.055

G.E. Thompson, X. Zhou, G. Scamans, A. Abouarkoub, Microstructure and Corrosion Properties of the Plasma-MIG Welded AA5754 Automotive Alloy, Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, 23, (2015), 318–325, DOI: 10.4236/jmmce.2015.34034

Ji, F. Yan, Z. Fan, Development of a High Strength Al-Mg2Si-Mg-Zn Based Alloy for High Pressure Die Casting, Materials Science and Engineering A, 626, (2015), 165–174, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2014.12.019

M.J. Balart, J.B. Patel, F. Gao, Z. Fan, Grain Refinement of DHP Copper by Elemental Additions, International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 28, (2015), 248–256, DOI: 10.1179/1743133615Y.0000000008

M.J. Balart, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Grain refinement of DHP Copper by Particle Inoculation, International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 28, (2015), 242–247, DOI: 10.1179/1743133615Y.0000000005

N.J.H. Holroyd, J.T. Evans, G.M. Scamans, Pre-exposure Embrittlement of an Al-Cu-Mg Alloy Corrosion Reviews, 33, (2015), 361–372, DOI: 10.1515/corrrev-2015-0037

Pawar, X. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, G. Scamans, Z. Fan, The Role of Intermetallics on the Corrosion Initiation of Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Mg Alloy, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 162, (2015), 442–448, DOI: 10.1149/2.0291509jes

Pawar, X. Zhou, T. Hashimoto, G.E. Thompson, G. Scamans, Z. Fan, Investigation of the Microstructure and the Influence of Iron on the Formation of Al8Mn5 Particles in Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Magnesium Alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 628, (2015), 195–198, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.12.028

T.L. Burnett, N.J. Holroyd, G.M. Scamans, X. Zhou, P.J. Withers, The Role of Crack Branching in Stress Corrosion Cracking of Aluminium Alloys, Corrosion Reviews, 33, (2015), DOI: 10.1515/corrrev-2015-0050

V.M. Sreekumar, N.H. Babu, D.G. Eskin, Z. Fan, Structure-property Analysis of In-situ Al-MgAl2O4 Metal Matrix Composites Synthesized using Ultrasonic Cavitation, Materials Science and Engineering A, 628, (2015), 30–40, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.01.029

Yan, W. Yang, S. Ji, Z. Fan, Effect of Solutionising and Ageing on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a High Strength Die-cast Al–Mg–Zn–Si Alloy, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 167, (2015), 88–96, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2015.10.014

Yang, L. Liu, J. Zhang, S. Ji, Z. Fan, Heterogeneous Nucleation in Mg–Zr Alloy Under Die Casting Condition, Materials Letters, 160, (2015), 263–267, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2015.07.147

Yang, S. Ji, D. Watson, Z. Fan, Repeatability of Tensile Properties in High Pressure Die-Castings of an Al-Mg-Si-Mn Alloy, Metals and Materials International, 21, (2015), 936–943, DOI: 10.1007/s12540-015-5108-0

Yang, S. Ji, W. Yang, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Effect of Mg Level on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Die-cast Al-Si-Cu Alloys, Materials Science and Engineering A, 642, (2015), 340–350, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.07.008

Yang, S. Ji, Z. Li, M. Wang, Grain Boundary Precipitation Induced by Grain Crystallographic Misorientations in an Extruded Al–Mg–Si–Cu Alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 624, (2015), 27–30, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.10.206

Yang, X. Zhou, M. Curioni, S. Pawar, H. Liu, Z. Fan, G. Scamans, G. Thompson, Corrosion Behavior of Pure Magnesium with Low Iron Content in 3.5 wt% NaCl Solution, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 162, (2015), 362–368, DOI: 10.1149/2.1041507jes

Yang, X. Zhou, S.M. Liang, R. Schmid-Fetzer, Z. Fan, G. Scamans, J. Robson, G. Thompson, Effect of Traces of Silicon on the Formation of Fe-rich Particles in Pure Magnesium and the Corrosion Susceptibility of Magnesium, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 619, (2015), 396–400, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.09.040

Yang, X.Yang, S. Ji, Melt Superheating on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Diecast Al-Mg-Si-Mn Alloy, Metals and Materials international, 21, (2015), 382–390, DOI: 10.1007/s12540-015-4215-2

Z.P. Que, Y.P. Zhou, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Effect of MgO on Phase Selection in Al–Mg–Si–Fe–Mn Alloys, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 6, (2015), 1167–1172, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-015-0664-z

Conferences

Balart, J. Patel, F. Gao, Z. Fan, Effects of Casting Temperature and Microalloying Elements on the Grain Structure of DHP Copper, In Proceedings of Metal 2015: 24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, 3 – 5 June 2015, Brno, Czech Republic, 1376–1381

Fitzner, M. Thomas, J. Quinta da Fonseca, S.Y. Zhang, J. Kelleher, M. Preuss, The Effect of Aluminium on Deformation and Twinning in Alpha Titanium: The ND Case, In Proceedings of Ti-2015: The 13th World Conference on Titanium, 16 – 20 August 2015, San Diego, California, USA, eds. V. Venkatesh, et al. Wiley, 1051–1055, DOI: 10.1002/9781119296126

M.D. Wilson, T. Connolley, I.P. Dolbnya, P.S. Grant, E. Liotti, A. Lui, A. Malandain, K. Sawhney, P. Seller, M.C. Veale, Energy Dispersive Detector for White Beam Synchrotron X-ray Fluorescence Imaging, In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI2015), 6 – 10 July 2015, New York, USA, ed. Q. Shen, C. Nelson, 050008, DOI: 10.1063/1.4952928

Oloyede, T. Bigg, A.M. Mullis, Effect of Cooling Rate On Drop-tube Processed Commerical Grey Cast Iron, In Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2015), 13 – 19 November 2015, Houston, Texas, USA, V014T11A018, DOI: 10.1115/IMECE2015-52368

Tong, S.C. Jagarlapudi, J.B. Patel, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, D.J. Browne, Computational Prediction of the Refinement of Oxide Agglomerates in a Physical Conditioning Process for Molten Aluminium Alloy, In Proceedings of MCWASP XIV: International Conference on Modelling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, 21 – 26 June 2015, Hyogo, Japan, 84, 012092, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/84/1/012092