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Research Article

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

Table 5

Results of compressive testing of monolithic AZ81 and derived nanocomposite. Linked with Figure 4.

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

AZ8193 ± 7510 ± 1919.9 ± 2.774 ± 9
AZ81/1.5 vol% Si3N4112 ± 19 (+20)543 ± 5 (+6)20.5 ± 1.3 (+3)92 ± 9 (+24)

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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