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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2015, Article ID 612617, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/612617
Research Article

Fabrication of Surface Level Cu/SiCp Nanocomposites by Friction Stir Processing Route

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry 605 014, India

Received 23 July 2015; Revised 8 November 2015; Accepted 9 November 2015

Academic Editor: Paresh Chandra Ray

Copyright © 2015 Cartigueyen Srinivasan and Mahadevan Karunanithi. 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.

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