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Structure and properties of κ-carbides in duplex lightweight steels

Lu, W. J.; Zhang, X. F. and Qin, R. S. (2015). Structure and properties of κ-carbides in duplex lightweight steels. Ironmaking & Steelmaking, 42(8) pp. 626–631.

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κ-carbide in lightweight steel is studied. Its thermal stability, crystal morphology, orientation relationship, degree of lattice misfit and mechanical properties are measured experimentally. The mechanisms for the microstructural evolution of κ-carbide are considered based on the crystal structure, lattice misfit, element diffusivity, and solute partition. The hard γ/κ grain and ductile α+κ grain provide an opportunity to develop the lightweight steels with desirable combination of mechanical properties.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2015 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Published by Maney on behalf of the Institute
ISSN: 1743-2812
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetTATA Steel
TRANSFER IN: A Novel Electropulse Based Clean Steel Green Processing MethodEP/J011460/1EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Not SetNot SetRoyal Academy of Engineering
Keywords: lightweight steel; κ-Carbide; thermal stability; lattice misfit; morphology
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 42623
Depositing User: Rongshan Qin
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 15:42
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2020 11:27
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