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  • High reactive nano zero-valent iron produced via wet milling through abrasion by alumina 

    Ribas Fargas, David; Pešková, Kristýna; Jubany, Irene; Parma, Pert; Cernik, M.; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Martí Gregorio, Vicenç (2019-06-15)
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    The performance of new nano zero-valent iron (nZVI) particles produced by a promising new milling method in organic solvent was examined. The basic feature of the new process involves the addition of abrasive alumina ...
  • High temperature cyclic oxidation behavior of low manganese Fe12Mn9Cr5Si4Ni-NbC shape memory stainless steels 

    de Sousa Malafaia, Artur Mariano; della Rovere, Carlos Alberto; Baldan, Renato; Suárez Fernández, Lucía; Cabrera Marrero, José M.; Falcão de Oliveira, Marcelo (2021-03-15)
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    High amounts of Mn in Fe-Mn-Si-Cr-Ni shape memory stainless steels are detrimental for oxidation resistance at high temperatures. However, in order to maintain the shape memory effect of these alloys the content of manganese ...
  • Ductility and plasticity of ferritic-pearlitic steel after severe plastic deformation 

    Khelfa, T.; Muñoz Bolaños, J.A.; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2021-02-23)
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    A ferritic-pearlitic steel was subjected to severe plastic deformation (SPD) through Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP) at room temperature, obtaining strengths greater than 1 GPa. Steel constituents were identified by ...
  • Analysis of strain-induced precipitates by delta-processing in Inconel 718 superalloy 

    Páramo-Kañetas, Pedro; Ozturk, Utkudeniz; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Guerrero Mata, Martha P.; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2021-03-10)
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    Delta-Processing (DP) is a suitable heat treatment process aiming at controlling grain growth during hot deformation of the well-known Ni-base superalloy Inconel 718 (IN718). DP is often applied by heating up to 900 °C for ...
  • Metal injection moulding (MIM) as an alternative fabrication process for the production of TWIP steel 

    García Aguirre, Karen Adriana; Felguera Jiménez, Juan Luis; Herranz, Gemma; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2019-05-31)
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    Twinning Induced Plasticity (TWIP) steels are high manganese austenitic steels that have caused growing interest over the last decade due to their unique combination of strength and elongation. Nevertheless, the problems ...
  • Nitrate and nitrite reduction by ferrous iron minerals in polluted groundwater: Isotopic characterization of batch experiments 

    Margalef Marti, Rosanna; Carrey, Raul; Benito Páramo, José Antonio; Martí Gregorio, Vicenç; Soler, Albert; Otero, Neus (2020-08-20)
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    Since nitrate (NO3-) has been related to human health and environmental problems, safe and sustainable strategies to remediate polluted water bodies must be investigated. This work aims to assess the feasibility of using ...
  • Superficial effects of ball burnishing on TRIP steel AISI 301LN sheets 

    Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-03)
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    This paper explores the consequences of applying an ultrasonic vibration-assisted ball burnishing process and its non-vibration assisted version on the topology and subsurface microstructure of a transformation-induced ...
  • Prediction of mechanical properties of human rib cortical bone using fractal dimension 

    Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Martínez González, Eva; Rebollo-Soria, M. Carmen; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 2020-10-26)
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    A large number of post mortem human subjects was used to investigate the relation between the micro-structure of rib cortical bone and the mechanical properties using Fractal Dimension. Uniaxial tensile tests were performed ...
  • Investigation on texture evolution and recrystallization aspects of novel Mg–Zn–Gd–Y–Nd alloys 

    Abbasi, Zahra; Ebrahimi, Ramin; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2020-05-11)
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    Magnesium exhibits substantial property enhancement for a vast range of applications via alloying by rare earth elements (REs). The effect of different amounts of alloying elements (Zn and REs such as Gd, Y and Nd) on the ...
  • Thermal analysis of CuMg alloys deformed by equal channel angular pressing 

    Cabrera Marrero, José M.; Ferrer Cruselles, Núria (Springer, 2020-08-05)
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    The thermal behavior of two copper alloys, with 0.2 and 0.5 mass % of Mg, was analyzed after severe plastic deformation processing by Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP). Both alloys were forced to be passed through a ...
  • Microstructural effects on fracture toughness of ultra-high strength dual phase sheet steels 

    Frómeta Gutiérrez, David; Cuadrado Lafoz, Nuria; Rehrl, Johannes; Suppan, Clemens; Dieudonné, Thomas; Dietsch, Pascal; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica; Casellas Padró, Daniel (2021-01-20)
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    The influence of the microstructure on the fracture toughness of two industrially processed 1000 MPa dual-phase (DP) steel grades is investigated. Crack initiation and propagation resistance are evaluated by means of the ...
  • Fracture resistance of advanced high-strength steel sheets for automotive applications 

    Frómeta Gutiérrez, David; Lara, Antoni; Grifé, Laura; Dieudonné, Thomas; Dietsch, Pascal; Rehrl, Johannes; Suppan, Clemens; Casellas Padró, Daniel; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica (2021-01-03)
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    The fracture resistance of different advanced high strength steel (AHSS) sheets for automotive applications is investigated through conventional tensile tests, fracture toughness measurements and hole expansion tests. ...

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