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American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2015, 3(1), 7-10
DOI: 10.12691/ajmse-3-1-2
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Contribution of the GP Zones to the Hardening and to the Electrical Resistivity in Al10at.%Ag Alloy

Faiza Lourdjane1, and Azzeddine Abderrahmane Raho1,

1Solids solutions laboratory, physics faculty USTHB, BP 32, El-Alia, Algiers, Algeria

Pub. Date: April 07, 2015

Cite this paper:
Faiza Lourdjane and Azzeddine Abderrahmane Raho. Contribution of the GP Zones to the Hardening and to the Electrical Resistivity in Al10at.%Ag Alloy. American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2015; 3(1):7-10. doi: 10.12691/ajmse-3-1-2

Abstract

Using microhardness and electrical resistivity measurements, the contributions of the matrix and that of the Guinier-Preston zones to the hardening and to the electrical resistivity of the Al10at.%Ag alloy are determined separately during the Guinier-Preston zones precipitation. A linear correlation between the hardness and the electrical resistivity of the as quenched alloys exists. There is also a linear relationship between the contribution of the matrix to the hardening and that to the electrical resistivity of the isothermal aged alloy. However, no linear relation exists between the hardness and the electrical resistivity of the isothermal aged alloy.

Keywords:
precipitation transformed fraction hardness electrical resistivity

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