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JournalISSN: 1044-5803

Materials Characterization 

Elsevier BV
About: Materials Characterization is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Microstructure & Materials science. It has an ISSN identifier of 1044-5803. Over the lifetime, 7648 publications have been published receiving 172079 citations.

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TL;DR: In this article, the continuous stiffness measurement (CSM) technique was used for the characterization of layered materials and nonhomogeneous composites and applied to the measurement of contact stiffness, elastic modulus, hardness, creep resistance, and fatigue properties of the materials used in magnetic storage devices.

1,378 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors describe some of the technical issues that must be considered if the automotive industry is to utilize these lightweight materials in larger volumes, and conclude with a cost-benefit perspective for typical light-metal applications in automotive industry.

581 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the effect of geometry on the variability in the grain structure and texture, seen in Tisingle bond6Al single bond4V alloy components produced by Selective Electron Beam Melting (SEBM), has been investigated.

570 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, an exploratory characterization and comparison of electron-beam melted (EBM) or rapid manufacturing (RM) of Ti-6Al-4V components (from nominal 30mm diameter powder) with wrought products is presented.

502 citations

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