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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 401574, 9 pages
TiC Nanoparticle Addition to Enhance the Mechanical Response of Hybrid Magnesium Alloy
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576, Singapore
2CTO Office, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), 249 Jalan Boon Lay, 619523, Singapore
Received 8 August 2011; Revised 29 September 2011; Accepted 3 October 2011
Academic Editor: Jaime Grunlan
Copyright © 2012 Muralidharan Paramsothy 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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