Effect of Alloy Elements and Compounds on Characteristics of Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications - Study


  • Adi Ganda Putra FTM - Unjani
  • Azwar Manaf Universitas Indonesia
  • Djoko HP BATAN




Magnesium Alloys, Alloying elements, Grain refinement, Mechanical properties


Alloys based on Magnesium the lightest structural metal and Mg have great application potential in the automotive and aerospace industries. However, Magnesium in its application is limited by its low strength and ductility. The most effective way to increase strength and ductility is by adding alloying elements, grain refinement, and dispersion strengthening. However, universal strengthening techniques for magnesium alloys are still being researched, and some are still being debated. This paper presents a brief overview of the development of methods of adding alloying elements to magnesium alloys, contributing to a better understanding of the factors controlling mechanical properties and providing an outlook for future research in this area.


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Azwar Manaf, Universitas Indonesia

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Ganda Putra, A., Azwar Manaf, & Djoko HP. (2021). Effect of Alloy Elements and Compounds on Characteristics of Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications - Study. Jurnal Teknik: Media Pengembangan Ilmu Dan Aplikasi Teknik, 20(2), 166–179. https://doi.org/10.26874/jt.vol20no2.424