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Investigation of parametric influence on the properties of Al6061-SiCp composite

Adebisi, Adetayo Abdulmumin and Maleque, Md. Abdul and Bello, K.A. (2016) Investigation of parametric influence on the properties of Al6061-SiCp composite. In: 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering 2016 (ICMAAE’16), 25 – 27 July 2016, Kulliyyah of Engineering, IIUM, Gombak.

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Abstract

The influence of process parameter in stir casting play a major role on the development of aluminium reinforced silicon carbide particle (Al-SiCp) composite. This study aims to investigate the influence of process parameters on wear and density properties of Al-SiCp composite using stir casting technique. Experimental data are generated based on a four-factors-five-level central composite design of response surface methodology. Analysis of variance is utilized to confirm the adequacy and validity of developed models considering the significant model terms. Optimization of the process parameters adequately predicts the Al-SiCp composite properties with stirring speed as the most influencing factor. The aim of optimization process is to minimize wear and maximum density. The multiple objective optimization (MOO) achieved an optimal value of 14 wt% reinforcement fraction (RF), 460 rpm stirring speed (SS), 820 °C processing temperature (PTemp) and 150 secs processing time (PT). Considering the optimum parametric combination, wear mass loss achieved a minimum of 1 x 10-3g and maximum density value of 2.780g/mm3 with a confidence and desirability level of 95.5%.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6103/56666
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigation, Parametric, Influence on the Properties, Al6061-SiCp, Composite
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.2 Technological change
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401 Materials of engineering and construction
T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy > TN600 Metallurgy
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP200 Manufacture and use of chemicals
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Dr. M A Maleque
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 14:58
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 09:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56666

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