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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 5086418, 19 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5086418
Research Article

Effect of Solidification Rate and Rare Earth Metal Addition on the Microstructural Characteristics and Porosity Formation in A356 Alloy

1Département des Sciences Appliquées, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
2General Motors Materials Engineering, 823 Joslyn Ave., Pontiac, MI 48340, USA
3Nemak, S.A., P.O. Box 100, 66221 Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico

Correspondence should be addressed to F. H. Samuel; ac.caqu@leumashf

Received 1 February 2017; Revised 20 April 2017; Accepted 26 April 2017; Published 24 July 2017

Academic Editor: Francesco Delogu

Copyright © 2017 M. G. Mahmoud 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.

How to Cite this Article

M. G. Mahmoud, A. M. Samuel, H. W. Doty, S. Valtierra, and F. H. Samuel, “Effect of Solidification Rate and Rare Earth Metal Addition on the Microstructural Characteristics and Porosity Formation in A356 Alloy,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 2017, Article ID 5086418, 19 pages, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5086418.