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Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 379)
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  • Some Formability Aspects of High Strength Steel and of Consisting Tailor
           Welded Blanks

    • Abstract: In recent years, the demand for a reduction in pollutant emission has become extremely important in the vehicle industry. It can be achieved through fuel consumption reduction, which is a direct function of the vehicle’s weight. nowadays weight is widely controlled by the use of advanced- and ultra-high strength steels (AHSS and UHSS) in vehicle body construction. With the application of such steel sheets as chassis elements, crashworthiness can be maintained next to reduced sheet thicknesses, too. In this paper, the deep-drawability and springback after V-die bending is monitored for three types of AHSS grades, namely DP600, DP800 and DP1000 materials. The investigations are extended to tailor welded blanks (TWBs), made by the aforementioned steels coupled with a cold rolled steel sheet (DC04). Our results show that deep-drawability reduces with both the increase in strength and the increase in strength difference between the components in the TWBs. Furthermore, the higher strength is shown to cause higher spring-back. The TWBs have unique spring-back behavior around the weld line.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Modeling the Deformation and the Failure Process of Glass Woven Fabrics
           Based on the Fibre-Bundle-Cells Theory

    • Abstract: In this study, we modeled the deformation and failure behavior of different glass woven fabrics under uni-axial tension using the Fibre Bundle Cells-modeling method. The difference between the analytical, phenomenological model curve and the mean curve calculated from the measurement results was classified by the relative mean squared error (RMSE), which is closely related to the coefficient of determination. This value was less than 3.6% in all the examined cases, which indicated good modeling.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The past, the present and the future of nanotechnologies

    • Abstract: Artists from the time of Mesopotamia or Egypt and in the Middle Ages astonished us with various coloured Stained-glass windows, prepared with the help of metal nanoparticles.The paper will deal with zeolites, nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes. The latter will be developed more extensively, because we have founded the Nanocyl company, selling carbon nanotubes and it has become the best European company. One carbon nanotube is 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, it is very light – twice as light as aluminium –, its mechanical resistance is much higher than that of steel and it conducts electricity better than metal conductors. The use of carbon nanotubes is very important in nanotechnology. For example, with the help of coiled carbon nanotubes, the weight of a single nanoparticle can be measured, it is equal to one femtogram (10−15 gram). Carbon nanotubes are used in car spray painting to cancel the build-up of static electricity. With the help of carbon nanotubes, it is possible to decrease the velocity of flame propagation, when they are included in composite materials. Carbon nanotubes are also very good as sensors for toxic gases. Their uses will take up the most part of this paper.The future of nanotechnology will be illustrated by nanomachines, by the lift between the Earth and the Moon, and by graphene (one single sheet of graphite). The use of carbon nanotubes will be evoked in waste water cleaning, in the production of drinking water from seawater.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The formation and stability of bulk amorphous and high entropy alloys

    • Abstract: Two kinds of phase stabilization mechanism are discussed and compared: the first is characteristic of the formation of bulk amorphous alloys, in which the high supercooling ability of multicomponent liquids is responsible for the glassy phase stabilization. Here the hindered nucleation of crystalline phases is the center phenomenon. The origin of this hindering is the slowing atomic mobility in the supercooling melt. In contrast the melt supercooling is negligible during the high entropy alloy formation. It is believed that stability of the crystalline single fcc phase is the consequence of the characteristic of high configurational entropy at high temperatures. However, the significance of this entropy-dominated stabilization is overestimated in several references. It has been concluded that transition metal contraction (arising from the d electron participation in the overall bonding state) does also contribute to the high temperature stability of fcc single phase in the high entropy alloys.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Production of Biopolymer Foams Based on Polylactic Acid Plasticized With
           Lactic Acid Oligomer

    • Abstract: In our work, we modified polylactic acid biopolymer using oligomeric lactic acid. We have successfully plasticised polylactic acid compounds with 5, 10, 20 wt% oligomeric lactic acid using a liquid dosing system connected to a compounder extruder. The produced compounds were foamed with an exothermic chemical foaming agent. The density of the foams was measured and the fracture surfaces were examined by electron microscopy to assess the homogeneity of the cell structure. Based on this, we believe that the plasticising effect of oligomeric lactic acid is undeniable, but a processing temperature of 190 °C is not optimal for the foaming process. In the future, the production of biopolymer foam structures with a higher density reduction can be achieved by reducing and optimizing the foam processing temperature.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Development of Advanced High Strength Automotive Steels

    • Abstract: In recent decades, the automotive industry has faced ever-increasing demands. Increasing requirements can be observed in terms of both consumer expectations and legal requirements. On the consumer side, there is a demand for cars that are as economical as possible with lower fuel consumption, but providing also greater comfort and safety. These requirements are accompanied, from a legal point of view by more rigorous environmental regulations and requirements concerning the reduction of harmful emissions. Meeting these often-contradictory requirements is a growing challenge for car manufacturers and raw material suppliers, as well. Meeting the requirements in the most versatile way has resulted in tremendous progress over the last 40–50 years, both in the automotive industry and in the production and development of raw materials. The first part of this series of papers summarizes the main requirements in the automotive industry, as the main driving forces for material developments. Furthermore, the main types and properties of traditional high-strength steels, as well as the so-called first-generation Advanced High-Strength Steels will be introduced. In the second part, the main types and manufacturing processes of second generation advanced high-strength steels will be analyzed and some of the current steel developments will be presented through the results of the three generations of Advanced High-Strength Steels.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Future Structural Materials of High Speed Generators Used in Supercritical
           CO Based Power Plant Applications

    • Abstract: The aim of this paper is to present the applicability of one of the promising achievements in the fields of materials science and mechanical engineering, which provides a solution to one of the problems of the new generation power plants. One promising area of research aimed at increasing the efficiency of electricity generation is discussed in this article on the characteristics of super-critical carbon dioxide power plant cycles and the properties of high-speed generators that can be used in such power plants. The applicability of amorphous materials in the construction of high-speed electrical machines can solve the efficiency problem of such machines, enabling its use in new generation power plants.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Design and Manufacture of a Microfluidic Cell To Be Used With a
           Spectroscopic Ellipsometer

    • Abstract: In material testing and manufacturing processes, creating thin layers is a widely used method for structure development or for surface treatment purposes. Despite its widespread use, the physical background of the layer development process is currently under-researched. Its examination requires the development of procedures and tools that, in combination with the existing tools, can help to understand these processes. The development of microfluidic cells is a way to solve this problem. In this paper, a newly developed microfluidic cell is presented, which also offers a solution to several problems encountered when using previous designs.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Fabrication of a Laser Welded Waterproof Coating Made of Stainless Steel
           Foil

    • Abstract: The purpose of this engineering design was to fabricate a waterproof coat for a carbon fibre reinforced polymer component. Austenitic stainless steel foil with 50μm thickness was used as the raw material. Deep-drawn elements that fit the geometry of the given part were welded together to form the coat. The deep drawing tools and the welding machine were self-designed and manufactured. The cutting of the blank and then the welding technology of the deep-drawn tablecloths were carried out with a TruMark 5010 marking laser made by Trumpf
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Effect of Chemical Composition and Production Technology on the
           Mechanical Properties of EN AW-8006 Alloy

    • Abstract: Aluminum alloys en AW-8006 with three different Fe:Mn ratios were studied. In the experiments, the temperature of the intermediate soft-annealing between the cold rolling processes and the final soft-annealing at the end of the production technology were varied. The processed samples were subjected to tensile testing and hardness measurements. The effect of chemical composition, based on the test results, showed that for samples without intermediate softening, only the increase of iron content has a significant effect on the yield stress, and the change of iron content refined the final grain structure compared to the reference material.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Development of Microfluidic Cell for Liquid Phase Layer Deposition
           Tracking

    • Abstract: This paper shows how microfluidic tools can be used for up-to-date microstructural investigations based on thin film deposition. The construction and production methods of such measuring procedures are introduced, and their application in ellipsometric investigations is shown. By using these tools, the researchers provide the possibility to observe and document the effects of certain fine structural processes in the development of the final microstructure. This paper describes two specific application areas of such microfluidics cells. Microfluidics cells can be used together with both optical microscopy and spectroscopic ellipsometry to understand previously unexplored microstructural changes.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Adhesion Behavior of PVD-coated Cutting Tools

    • Abstract: Cutting with TiAlN or CrAlN tip PVD-coated tungsten carbide-based inserts manufactured by powder metallurgy, we found no significant difference in the wear behavior of inserts regardless of whether the insert was used in wet or dry conditions. We determined the adhesion properties of the coating layers with a scratch test and by Daimler–Benz test. On the tungsten-based carbide cutting tool, the thinner TiAlN coating showed slightly better adhesion than the thicker CrAlN coating.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Investigation of the Effect of Process Parameters on the Break of
           Laser-welded Drill Bits

    • Abstract: The geometry and microstructure of the seam can be influenced by changing technological parameters such as laser power, welding speed, focus distance and shielding gas. In this research we examine the effect of laser power and focus distance on the quality of the breaking torque value while the welding speed and the shielding gas is unchanged. From the test results, we found that changing the defocus has no effect; a change in laser power affects ~15 %, while a change in welding position significantly affects the breaking torque.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Effect of Heat Treatment on the Microstructure of Duplex Stainless Steel
           Welds

    • Abstract: Duplex stainless steels (DSS) are gaining in popularity due to their characteristic features, excellent mechanical properties, and corrosion resistance. The microstructure of DSSs consists of ferrite up to 50 %, and the rest is built up from austenite. The ferritic microstructure can cause chromium-nitride precipitation because the nitrogen solubility in the ferrite phase is very low below 700 °C. Our research showed that electrochemical etching is an acceptable process for revealing chromium-nitrides. Additionally, our research points out that chromium-nitride acts as a secondary austenite nucleation site.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Development Options for Coronary Stent Coatings

    • Abstract: In our research we investigated the effect of different surface qualities on the adhesion of polylactic acid coating on 316L steel. During the study, samples were electropolished and surface treated with aqua regia and Vilella reagent, and the coating was applied by dipping technology using a Yaskawa robot arm. Tribology tests were carried out to determine the adhesion, in addition to the force and friction conditions, the coating damage resulting from the measurements was also recorded. In addition to the coating adhesion assay, contact angle measurements were also performed. Based on our measurement results, it was found that compared to the three different surface treatment methods, the surface of the samples treated with Villella was more adherent to the polymer than to the conventional electropolished surface. In this case, the frictional force was also much lower than that of the polished specimens, therefore this surface treatment method may be suitable for improving the adhesion of the coating.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Damage Analysis of Broken Orthopedic Implants

    • Abstract: Joint implants and fixings are subject to many stresses throughout their life cycle. Despite careful design, material selection, manufacturing technology and proper surgical technology, implant damage and, in extreme cases, fracture can occur. Investigation of injuries is important from the perspective of the patient, the care provider and the manufacturer, among other things, by exploring the cause of the fracture to prevent similar cases. In the present study we performed failure analysis of a hip implant and a bone fixation plate. Fracture surfaces, material composition, material structure and hardness were also investigated. Based on the work done, we determined what might have led to the fracture in both cases.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Investigation of Composite Behaviour of Lath Martensite

    • Abstract: It is very important for our research that we are able to examine the orientation of packets and their relationship to directions of stress that cause plastic deformation. We use electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) to achieve this. EBSD examination requires very careful sample preparation. In our work we have developed a sample preparation method for electron bakcscatter diffraction examination. In this study we present the method, which consists of multistage mechanical grinding, polishing and ion polishing. Optimal parameters for each steps (eg.: grinding, polishing and sputtering time, milling angle) were determined for lath martensitic steel, however, it could be used for other type of steel with minor adjustments.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Microstructural Changes During Laser Beam Welding of Austenitic Stainless
           Steel Sheets

    • Abstract: The purpose of our study was to investigate the properties of welded joints formed by 1.5 mm thick plates with a diode laser beam equipment. The technological parameters influence the shape of the weld metal. In the heat affected zone no grain coarsening appeared. Increasing the welding speed, in case of similar laser power, the ferrite content of weld metal decreases. The hardness’ of the streams are higher than that of base metal, but the highest values were measured in heat affected zones.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Finite Element Analysis of Size Effect for Forming-Limit Curves

    • Abstract: Nowadays, finite element (FE) methods are widely used for the analysis of Body in White parts production. An FE software applies the forming-limit diagram to predict the failure of the sheet metal. There are many new materials for weight reduction; for these new materials, the determination of forming-limit curves (FLC) is important to studying formability issues. There are some cases where the available material for the measurements is not enough or due to some specific measurement parameter, the standard test specimen cannot be used. In these cases, the geometry of the test pieces and the testing equipment should be reduced. In this paper, the material card for DC05 (1.0312) steel was determined based on a tensile test and the Nakajima test. With the material card, simulations were performed to investigate the size effect of the hemispherical punch used for Nakajima forming method. Based on the simulations, the difference between the FLC-s (determined with different equipment) was found to be negligible.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Experiments with Femtosecond Laser on Monocrystalline Silicon

    • Abstract: Experiments were performed with femtosecond laser on monocrystalline silicon for different application fields. The small focal spot diameter, the ultra-short pulse length, and the high energy density opens new ways in material processing; the treated material will have smaller heat affected zone (HAZ), and allow more precise, higher quality material processing. Micropillars and LIPSS structures were prepared on monocrystalline silicon in our study.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT
       
 
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