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Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts

2nd Edition

By Georgy I. Eskin, Dmitry G. Eskin

CRC Press

346 pages

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Spawned by growing interest in ultrasonic technology and new developments in ultrasonic melt processing, the Second Edition of Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts discusses use of ultrasonic melt treatment in direct-chill casting, shape casting, rapid solidification, zone refining, and more, exploring the effects of power ultrasound on melt d

Table of Contents

Historical Overview of Ultrasonic Applications to Metallurgy. Fundamentals of Ultrasonic Melt Processing. Ultrasonic Degassing. Ultrasonic Filtration. Ultrasonic Grain Refinement. Refinement of Primary Particles. Ultrasonic Processing during Direct-Chill Casting of Light Alloys. Ultrasonic Melt Processing during Shape Casting of Light Alloys. Ultrasonic Processing of Composite and Immiscible Alloys. Rapid Ultrasonic Solidification of Aluminum Alloys. Zone Refining of Aluminum with Ultrasonic Melt Processing. Semi-Solid Deformation of Billets with Nondendritic Structure. Ultrasonic Melt Processing: Practical Issues.

About the Authors

Georgy I. Eskin, Dr. Sc, Ph.D, is a world-renowned specialist in the application of ultrasound in metals processing, specifically in degassing, filtration, and grain refinement during casting of aluminum and magnesium alloys. He holds over 100 patents in ultrasonic melt processing and has authored and co-authored more than 400 scientific papers and 10 monographs, reference books, and textbooks. A full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, he has worked in industry as a research scientist, in the All-Russia Institute of Light Alloys as a senior and principal scientist, and in the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys as a professor.

Dmitry G. Eskin, Ph.D, is a well-known specialist in light-metal processing. His main scientific contributions are to the processing of multicomponent alloys and to the formation of structure and defects during solidification of aluminum alloys. He is currently a professor in solidification research at Brunel University. He has authored and co-authored more than 180 scientific papers, 5 patents, and 5 monographs. Previously he worked in the Baikov Institute of Metallurgy (Russian Academy of Sciences) as a senior scientist and held various senior research positions with the Netherlands Institute for Metals Research, Materials innovation institute and Delft University of Technology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics