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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 461853, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/461853
Research Article

Mechanical Characteristics of 6063 Aluminum-Steel Dust Composite

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Received 30 May 2012; Accepted 2 July 2012

Academic Editors: J. Botsis and F. Liu

Copyright © 2012 S. O. Adeosun 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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