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Research Article

Si3N4 Nanoparticle Addition to Concentrated Magnesium Alloy AZ81: Enhanced Tensile Ductility and Compressive Strength

Table 3

Texture results of monolithic AZ81 and derived nanocomposite based on X-ray diffraction (goniometer). (Prior to tensile/compressive testing).

MaterialSectionaPlaneAverage

AZ81T1 0 0 prism0.51
0 0 0 2 basal0.15
1 0 1 pyramidal1.00
L1 0 0 prism0.31
0 0 0 2 basal0.68
1 0 1 pyramidal1.00

AZ81/1.5 vol% Si3N4T1 0 0 prism0.40
0 0 0 2 basal0.09
1 0 1 pyramidal1.00
L1 0 0 prism0.31
0 0 0 2 basal0.71
1 0 1 pyramidal1.00

aT: transverse, L: longitudinal.
b is XRD maximum intensity from either prism, basal, or pyramidal planes.

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