Table 3: Results of tensile testing of AZ31/AZ91 and AZ31/AZ91/TiC nanocomposite.

Material0.2% TYS
(MPa)
UTS
(MPa)
Plastic failure strain (%)WOF
(MJ/m3)a

AZ31/AZ91 2 0 7 ± 4 3 1 6 ± 6 8 . 0 ± 0 . 1 2 4 ± 0
AZ31/AZ91/1.5vol% TiC 2 3 6 ± 8 (+14) 3 3 7 ± 7 (+7) 1 4 . 5 ± 0 . 7 (+81) 4 6 ± 2 (+92)

aObtained from engineering stress-strain diagram using EXCEL software.
() Brackets: indicate % change with respect to corresponding result of AZ31/AZ91.