Light Metals 2012

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2012-05-24
  • Publisher: Wiley-TMS

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An update of the definitive annual reference source in the field of aluminum production and related light metals technologies, a great mix of materials science and practical, applied technology surrounding aluminum, bauxite, aluminum reduction, rolling, casting, and production.

Table of Contents

Preface xxi

About the Editor xxiii

Program Organizers xxv

Aluminum Committee xxxi

Alumina and Bauxite

Bauxite Digestion 5

Red Mud Bauxite Residue 63

Hydrate Precipitation, Calcination and Environment 107

Energy and Processing Alternative Rawmaterials 175

Poster Session 215

Aluminium Processing

Rolling 233

General 259

Casting 285

Aluminum Alloys: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications

Development and Application 307

Solidification 321

Thermal Mechanical Processing 377

Solutioning and Aging Behaviours 415

Material Characterization 443

Emerging Technologies 475

Poster Session 517

Aluminum Reduction Technology

Environment I 541

Energy Saving 563

Anode Effect, Process Control 619

Cell Fundamentals, Phenomena and Alternatives I 659

Cell Technology and Operation 697

Cell Fundamentals, Phenomena and Alternatives II 763

Environment II 805

Modelling I 847

Equipment 889

Modelling II and Measurement 923

Cast Shop for Aluminum Production

Grain Refinement and Castings 963

Furnace 1007

Dross and Melt Quality Control 1045

Direct-Chill Casting and Microstructures 1101

Electrode Technology for Aluminium Production

Paste Plant Design and Improvement 1143

Bake Oven Design and Improvement 1175

Carbon Materials for Anode and Cathode 1207

Characterization of Anode Materials 1267

Characterization of Cathode Materials 1313

Inert Anode and Wettable Cathode Materials 1361

Author Index 1395

Subject Index 1401

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