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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 489487, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/489487
Research Article

Fracture Surface Analysis in Thixojoined Tool Steels

Mining and Metallurgical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Received 16 November 2013; Accepted 8 January 2014; Published 23 February 2014

Academic Editors: J. F. Bartolomé and J. Foct

Copyright © 2014 A. Kalaki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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