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A study of the sintering of titanium powder.

Warren, Philip Hearn. (1981) A study of the sintering of titanium powder. Doctoral thesis, University of Surrey (United Kingdom)..

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Abstract

This thesis presents a study of some aspects of the powder metallurgy of titanium. With such a reactive metal it is impossible to avoid oxidation and particular emphasis is placed on how oxide films may affect both pressing and sintering. A sensitive, electrical resistance method and dilatometry were chosen to monitor these processes and initial work was carried out on high purity powder. This was produced by the hydride- dehydride process after establishing the conditions required to produce a fine powder which could readily be oxidised. The results obtained from sintering experiments using this material were not suitable for quantitative analysis so a mathematical model was devised to relate resistance change to the processes taking place during the sintering of spherical particles. This model was then tested using simple arrangements of spherical particles.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Divisions : Theses
Authors :
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Warren, Philip Hearn.
Date : 1981
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Date Deposited : 09 Nov 2017 12:15
Last Modified : 15 Mar 2018 19:04
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/843506

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