• Machinability and microstructural studies on phase transformations in Austempered Ductile Iron

      Polishetty, Ashwin (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) is a type of nodular, ductile cast iron subjected to heat treatments - austenitising and austempering. The heat treatment gives ADI its unique ausferrite microstructure through which ADI gets ...
    • Metallurgical studies of friction stir lap welding

      Yazdanian, Shamzin (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Friction stir welding (FSW) is a solid-state joining technique which can be used for joining not only traditionally weldable aluminium alloys but also high strength aluminium and other metallic alloys that are hard to weld ...