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Journal of Powder Technology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 183713, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/183713
Research Article

Investigations into Deformation Characteristics during Open-Die Forging of SiCp Reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites

1School of Mechanical Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar 751024, Odisha, India
2Research Scholar, IIT Kharagpur, Paschim Midnapur, West Bengal 721302, India

Received 27 March 2013; Accepted 23 August 2013

Academic Editor: Thierry Barriere

Copyright © 2013 Deep Verma 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.

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