Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Smart Structures, School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Australia. His research interests cover Industry 4.0, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Engineering Materials and Structures (Metals and Composites), Multi-scale Modelling of Materials and Structures, Metal Forming and Metal Surface Treatment.
Abstract—Directional solidification experiments were carried out on hypoeutectic and hypereutectic Pb-Sn alloys. Different combinations of growth rate V and composition Co. were used to investigate their effect on longitudinal macro segregation. Macro segregation along the length of the samples was observed in hypoeutectic Pb-Sn alloys whereas no such macro segregation was observed in hypereutectic alloys. The intensity of longitudinal macro segregation was found to increase with the increase in initial tin content of the alloy, increase in distance from the chill end and decrease in the solidification rate
Index Terms—Directional solidification, Macro segregation, Growth rate
Cite: K V Sreenivas Rao, "Influence of Process Parameters on Macrosegregation of Directionally Solidified Lead - Tin Alloys," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 99-106, April 2012.
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