The interfacial reaction products and mechanical properties with oxidized layer thickness of SiC particle in 2014Al/SiC composites

Youngman Kim, Jong Hoon Jeong, Jae-chul Lee

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Abstract

Metal matrix composites (MMC's) are known to have wide applications in parts of transportation devices such as automobiles and aircraft. Al matrix composites using SiC particles as reinforcements are especially spotlighted because of low cost, superior specific modulus, specific strength, wear resistance and high temperature stability. However, Al 4C 3 formed by the interfacial reaction between Al and SiC weakens the interfacial bonding strength. It is also known to be unstable in the water-soluble atmosphere. In this study, the passive oxidation of SiC powder is used as protective layer against the reaction between the Al matrix and the SiC particle. We investigated the changes in interfacial product of the composites and mechanical properties such as interfacial bonding strength, and tensile strength in terms of the oxidized layer thickness of the reinforcement.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
EditorsC Carter, X Pan, K Sickafus, H Tuller, T Wood
Volume654
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventStructure Property Relationships of Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: 2000 Nov 272000 Nov 29

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OtherStructure Property Relationships of Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period00/11/2700/11/29

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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Kim, Y., Jeong, J. H., & Lee, J. (2001). The interfacial reaction products and mechanical properties with oxidized layer thickness of SiC particle in 2014Al/SiC composites. In C. Carter, X. Pan, K. Sickafus, H. Tuller, & T. Wood (Eds.), Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings (Vol. 654)