Special Issue "Mechanical Properties and Characterization of Metallic Materials for Lightweight Structures"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 October 2023) | Viewed by 8232
Metallic materials used in modern lightweight constructions have to meet the requirements for optimal operation with increased safety, low manufacturing cost, and aspects related to environmental friendliness. For this purpose, promising solutions are materials with advanced mechanical properties, exhibiting ease of manufacturing and recycling potential., Of specific interest in material selection, amongst other criteria to optimize structural design, are the specific strength, formability, fracture and fatigue, damage tolerance, impact, and creep performance. Characteristic material systems with superior properties, which are used in the modern transport and metallic construction sectors, include lightweight metallic alloys (aluminum, magnesium, titanium etc.), high-strength steels, and aluminum honeycomb materials. The proposed topic covers the characterization of metallic materials used in lightweight structural applications. Characterization includes studies on novel experimental methods and techniques, metallurgical aspects, determination of mechanical properties, comparative studies with regard to mechanical performance, influence of corrosion and environment on mechanical behavior, and the effect of processing (thermal, welding etc.) on the behavior of metallic materials.
Prof. Dr. Alexis Kermanidis
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- metallic materials
- lightweight structures
- mechanical properties
- mechanical behavior