Enhancements in Titanium Matrix Composites: A Multifaceted Exploration of Various Structural Ceramics Reinforcement

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Monto Srivastava1

Kamal Sharma

Rishabh Chaturvedi

  1. Research Scholar Department of Mechanical Engineering, GLA University, Uttar Pradesh India
  2. Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, GLA University, Mathura Uttar Pradesh India
  3. Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, GLA University, Uttar Pradesh India


This research study delves into the comprehensive exploration of Titanium Matrix Composites (TMCs) reinforced with Silicon Carbide (SiC), Alumina (Al2O3), and Boron Nitride (BN). The investigation is structured into three key phases, each addressing essential aspects of TMCs: Phase 1 involves materials and manufacturing, where TMC coupons were fabricated through the stir casting technique with varying compositions of aluminum and silicon carbide. Phase 2 focuses on characterization and defect detection, employing scanning electron microscopy, Rockwell hardness tests, and tensile strength tests to identify various defect types within the TMCs. The study emphasizes the importance of controlling factors such as ceramic particle size, distribution, particle-matrix interface strength, and consolidation porosity to produce high-quality TMCs tailored for applications across industries, including aerospace, automotive, biomedical, and electronics. TMCs reinforced with SiC demonstrate superior mechanical properties, while Al2O3 and BN-reinforced TMCs offer cost-effective alternatives. The research also details the manufacturing process and testing methodologies, providing valuable insights into the behavior of defects and temperature variations in TMCs over time. This study contributes to advancing the development and application of TMCs in various industries.

Keywords: Titanium Matrix Composites, Structural Ceramics, Stir Casting, Characterization, Non-Destructive Testing

How to cite this article: Monto Srivastava1, Kamal Sharma, Rishabh Chaturvedi. Enhancements in Titanium Matrix Composites: A Multifaceted Exploration of Various Structural Ceramics Reinforcement. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; ():-.
How to cite this URL: Monto Srivastava1, Kamal Sharma, Rishabh Chaturvedi. Enhancements in Titanium Matrix Composites: A Multifaceted Exploration of Various Structural Ceramics Reinforcement. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; ():-. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jopc/article=2024/view=143299

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Received January 19, 2024
Accepted February 4, 2024
Published April 15, 2024