Article - 6 Mar 2013
Dynamic equilibrium condition (DEC) is described as a steady-state condition at which the normal wear rate in a machine causes no net gain or loss of particles. The concept of DEC of particles is...
Article - 15 Feb 2013
In the second instalment of AZoM's series on the applications of composites, we look at the increasing use of composite armour in military vehicles.
Article - 2 Feb 2012
One of the most costly and common causes in lack of durability in infrastructure is the corrosion of reinforced concrete. The lack of durability in concrete has been identified as a major cost to...
News - 3 Jun 2004
Imagine it’s 2010. You leave home for the morning commute to the office. Soon you’re whisking along the busy highway in a sleek, 2-person ultra-aerodynamic personal mobility vehicle, which uses little...
Article - 14 Dec 2001
The basic design principles and components of a photovoltaic system are discussed. Other factors such as applications, appropriateness, effects of weather, system size, direct and alternating current...
Article - 31 May 2013
Aluminum bronze alloys have an attractive golden color and better corrosion resistance than the brasses or tin bronzes. For many applications, copper UNS C95520 replaces C63020 alloy as it is...
Article - 26 Feb 2013
Grade 301 is an austenitic stainless steel that has a high work-hardening rate. Grade 301LN stainless steel is similar to grade 301L but with low carbon for improved ductility and welding of heavy...
Article - 19 Oct 2001
301 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be supplied in various hardness and strengths. It also has variants with low carbon and high nitrogen. Applications include railway car structural...