Final Program

High Performance P/M Components

April 28-May 3, 2002
Hotel Dom Luis
Quinta da Varzea - Santa Clara
3040 Coimbra, Portugal Tel: +351-3980-2120 - Fax: +351-3980-445196

Conference Chair
F.H. Froes
University of Idaho, USA

Conference Co-Chairs
B. Trindade
University of Coimbra, Portugal
F. Marquis
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA
D. Woolstencroft
Materials Technology, United Kingdom

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Three Park Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10016-5902
T: 1-212-591-7836 - F: 1-212-591-7441
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Sunday, April 28, 2002

16:00 - 18:30 Registration

17:30 - 18:30 Social Hour

18:30 - 19:30 Dinner

19:30 - 20:30 Reception

Notes
Please turn your cellular telephone off (or to vibrate) during technical sessions.
We request that there be no smoking at conference technical sessions.
Please wear your name badge during conference functions.

Monday, April 29, 2002

07:00 - 08:15 Breakfast

08:15 - 08:30 Conference Introduction

08:30 - 10:30 SESSION I

08:30 - 09:30 Overview USA P/M
Don White, USA

09:30 - 10:30 Overview P/M
F.H. Froes, USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30 Formation of Nanostructured Magnesium Alloy via Mechanical Alloying
L. Lu(a,b) and M.O. Lai (b)
a. Singapore-MIT Alliance Programme, The National University of Singapore, Singapore
b. Deparment of Mechanical Engineering, The National University of Singapore, Singapore

11:30 - 12:00 Influence of Boron on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of
Mechanically Alloyed Mg-10.3 wt% Ti-5wt% Al Alloys
B.Q. Zhang, L.Lu and M.O. Lai
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The National University of Singapore, Singapore

12:00 - 13:45 Lunch

13:45 - 15:15 SESSION II

13:45 - 14:15 Microscopial Theory of the Thermodynamic Properties and Structure of the Metallic Particles and Pores in Metallic Matrix
Ya S. Kaim
Odessa National University, Ukraine

14:15 - 14:45 Microscopic Theory of the Ion Work Function from Liquid Metal Surface
Ya. S. Kaim
Odessa National University, Ukraine

14:45 - 15:15 Tailored Interfaces in Cu-C Composite Materials Using Coated Fibers and Hot Pressing Methods
Erich Neubauer
ARC Seibersdorf Research, Dept. of Materials Technology, Austria

15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:15 Characterization of PM AL Matrix Composites Reinforced with AL3NI Formed In-Situ
T. Maàcelo
INETI -Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologica Industrial, Portugal

16:15 - 16:45 Microalloying of Aluminum Powder Metallurgy Alloys
G.B. Schaffer
Materials Science and Engineering, Australia

16:45 - 19:15 Ad hoc Session/Free Time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Tuesday, April 30, 2002

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast

09:00 - 11:30 SESSION III

09:00 - 09:30 The Maturing of Titanium Powder Metallurgy
F.H. (Sam) Froes
Institute for Materials and Advanced Processes (IMAP), University of Idaho, USA

09:30 - 10:00 Production and Consolidation of Nanostructured Mechanical Alloyed TI-AL-AG Intermetallics
F. Neves
INETI - Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial, Portugal

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 Hydrogen as a Temporary Alloying Element in Titanium Alloys
F.H. (Sam) Froes
Institute for Materials and Advanced Processes (IMAP), University of Idaho, USA

11:00 - 11:30 Titanium Powder Injection Molding
F.H. (Sam) Froes
Institute for Materials and Advanced Processes (IMAP), University of Idaho, USA

11:30 - 12:00 Discussion

12:00 - 13:45 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 SESSION III (Continued)

14:00 - 14:30 Cost Effective Synthesis of TI-6AL-4V Alloy Components Produced via the P/M Approach
F.H. (Sam) Froes
Institute for Materials and Advanced Processes (IMAP), University of Idaho, USA

14:30 - 15:00 Solid State Reactions of Mechanically Alloyed TI-AL and TI-SI
Intermetallics Powders Coated with Aluminum
F. SimF. SMechanical Department of ISEC, Portugal

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 Mechanical Alloying of MG-TI-SI Light Alloys and Subsequent Consolidation
Bruno Trindade
Coimbra University - ICEMS, Mechanical Department, Portugal

16:00 - 16:30 Discussion

16:30 - 19:15 Ad hoc Session/Free Time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast

08:30 - 09:30 Overview Europe P/M
Cesar Molins, Spain

09:45 Technical Visit to Coimbra University
(Meet at hotel lobby - bus will depart at 9:45 sharp)

12:00 - 13:45 Lunch

14:00 - 17:30 SESSION IV

14:00 - 14:30 Use of Numerical Methods to Optimize Advanced P/M Processing
Kenneth C. Russell
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

14:30 - 15:00 Carbon Nanotube Composites
F.D.S. Marquis
Materials & Metallurgical Engineering Dept., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 Discussion

16:00 - 19:15 Ad hoc Session/Free Time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Thursday, May 2, 2002

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast

09:30 - 10:30 SESSION V

09:00 - 09:30 Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of FE-3MN-0.7C Sintered Steel
Eva Dudrova
Institute of Materials Research of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak Republic

09:30 - 10:00 Application of Neural Networks in Powder Metallurgy Industry
Vivek Kumar
College of Technology, India

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 Features of Physico-Chemical Properties of Electroceramics on Basis
of Nanodispersion Powders
Nadezda I. Budim
St. Petersburg University, Dept. of Chemistry, Russia

11:00 - 11:30 Superhigh-Energy Milling in Industrial Planetary Mills
G.G. Chernik
St. Petersburg State University, Russia

11:30 - 12:00 Discussion

12:00 - 13:45 Lunch

14:00 - 17:30 SESSION VI

14:00 - 14:30 Advantage of Nanosized Powders Application for the New SHS-Materials and ESA Coatings Production
Oleg V. Malochkin
SHS-Center Moscow State Steel and Alloys Institute, Russia

14:30 - 15:00 Effect of Melting Points of Reactants on Combustive Reduction Reactions Induced by High-Energy Ball Milling
Mingliang Ma
School of Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 Influence of Mechanical Activation on the TIC Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis
S. Dubois
Laboratoire de Metallurgie Physique, France

16:00 - 16:30 Mechanical Alloying of FE and SI Powders
B.F.O. Costa
Departamento de Fisica, Portugal

16:30 - 17:00 Mechanically Alloyed and Hot Pressed NI-44.6TI Alloy Showing Martensitic Transformation
Wojciech Maziarz
Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

17:00 - 19:15 Ad hoc Session/Free Time

19:30 - 21:00 Conference Banquet and Social Hour

Friday, May 3, 2002

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast

08:30 - 10:30 FINAL DISCUSSION

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Departure

13:00 Conference Adjournment

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