Unformatted text preview: the question. Your answer should include descriptions of (a) The sequence of heat treatments (state briefly what the purpose of each step in the heat treatment is, and what would determine the temperature range and time you would chose for each step) (b) The microstructures that develop at different stages in the heat treatment (c) Indicate how the yield strength changes at different stages in the heat treatment, and indicate what the mechanism of strengthening is....
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- Spring '08
- Aluminium, Tensile strength, Aluminium alloy, Ashby & Jones