FEM (finite element method) for powder materials during compaction and sintering process by Spark Plasma Sintering technique. SPS is a relatively new technique that allows to manufacture sintered technical ceramic parts in a short time. An accurate study of the process is necessary to obtain a proper fabrication and the optimums final properties of the material. The University have a project to simulate by FEM the SPS technique to obtain the tailor properties.
Improved the mechanical properties of Magnesium alloys by. This is a project in collaboration with CENIM-CSIC for study the improved of mechanical properties of Mg alloys with rare earth. This alloys can be used in automotive industry.
Design for making by Additive Manufacturing. It is a new project (without finance yet) for integrate in the phase of design of a new element the characteristics of additive manufacturing. In this way , the topological optimization is guide to optimize the builing by additive manufaturing. In this project participate more peaple from other groups in the university.
Tribomechanical characterization for alloys obtained by Metal Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy
Additive manufacturing is the technologies that build 3D objects by adding layer-upon-layer of material is currently being developed. It is necessary to ensure that the properties of pieces obtained by Selective Laser Melting (SLM) are feasible. However some alloys only can be fabricated by PM.
Pieces of Ti-6Al-4V, Stainless Steel and other ferrous alloys manufactured by SLM and PM will be characterized to obtain the tribomechanical properties.
Wastes recovery of siderurgy industry Steel industry wastes are an environmental problem for the industry. In this project we are studying ways of reutilization of the muds for increase its value.
Thin films processing for the obtaining of BiFeO3-B4Ti3O12 based-multiferroic thin films thorough a sustainable methodology in an aqueous medium, and the subsequent study of their ferroelectric and ferromagnetic response to evaluate its potential applications in microelectronic devices. This research line includes the following research sublines: