Accession Number:

ADB808047

Title:

Suggested Research Topics on Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys

Descriptive Note:

Advisory rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC WAR METALLURGY COMMITTEE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1946-02-25

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Future magnesium alloy development is outlined. Emphasis is placed on improving strength, heat resistance, elimination of impurities, forging, cold and hot forming characteristics. Study is made of possible improvement of casting methods. Technological applications are given, e.g., in sandwich construction. Research program is to be divided among academic, industrial, and governmental agencies according to individual scope.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE