Metal matrix composites. Part 1. Types, properties, applications
Keywords:Metal matrix, Composites, Light alloys
An overview on the state of the art of metal matrix composites used in the automotive and aerospace industries is made. These materials usually are based on light alloys (Al, Ti and Mg) and reinforced with fibers or particles. In this review, it is presented a general scope on the different MMCs families, about their properties and their main applications.
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