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Research Article

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

Table 4

Results of tensile testing of monolithic AZ81 and derived nanocomposite. Linked with Figure 3.

Material0.2% TYS
(MPa)
UTS
(MPa)
Failure strain
(%)
Energy absorbed, EA
(MJ/m3)a

AZ81227 ± 3321 ± 28.7 ± 0.926 ± 3
AZ81/1.5 vol% Si3N4229 ± 9 (+1)328 ± 7 (+2)10.7 ± 0.9 (+23)33 ± 3 (+27)

aEnergy absorbed until fracture that is, area under the engineering stress-strain curve until the point of fracture (obtained using EXCEL software).
( ) Brackets indicate % change with respect to corresponding result of monolithic alloy.

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