Volume 34, Issue 2 (Journal of Advanced Materials- Summer 2015)                   jame 2015, 34(2): 19-30 | Back to browse issues page

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Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran , dashtbayazi@uk.ac.ir
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Based on molecular dynamics simulation results, a model was developed for determining elastic properties of aluminum nanocomposites reinforced with silicon carbide particles. Also, two models for prediction of density and price of nanocomposites were suggested. Then, optimal volume fraction of reinforcement was obtained by genetic algorithm method for the least density and price, and the highest elastic properties. Based on optimization results, the optimum volume fraction of reinforcement was obtained equal to 0.44. For this optimum volume fraction, optimum Young’s modulus, shear modulus, the price and the density of the nanocomposite were obtained 165.89 GPa, 111.37 GPa, 8.75 $/lb and 2.92 gr/cm3, respectively.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Surface engineering and coatings
Received: 2015/09/2 | Accepted: 2015/09/2 | Published: 2015/09/2

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