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MAD designs a sculptural jade for China’s new Philharmonic Hall

WA Contents • October 18, 2016 • 511

MAD Architects has revealed new images of design for China’s new Philharmonic Hall, which looks like an undulating ice jade surrounded by a lotus pond and lush greenery. The concert hall was designed in collaboration with renowned acoustic expert Yasuhisa Toyota, and will be the orchestra’s first permanent residency. The philharmonic orchestra’s goal is to create a state-of-the-art concert hall that will serve as a cultural exchange and China’s new locus for classica (...)

301 austenitic stainless steel sheet and the cold rolling hardness of the relationship between the t

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 7

Austenitic stainless steels have different strengthening mechanisms, which are susceptible to strain-induced martensitic transformation during cold working. Since the martensitic phase is a ferromagnetic phase, itself is paramagnetic austenitic stainless steel, but transformed into ferromagnetic. Therefore, austenitic stainless steel has a variety of other metals without the excellent performance, is a kind of durability and recycling of materials. Among them, 301 austenitic stainless steel cold (...)

Grain Boundary Distribution of 304 Stainless Steel after High Temperature Annealing in Multidirectio

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 7

Grain boundary is the basic constituent of the microstructure of polycrystalline materials, and its structure and properties, as well as their correlation, have always been an important research direction in the field of materials science. The researchers selected two sets of 304 stainless steel samples after solution treatment, respectively, by the strain ε = 2 forging (MF) and unidirectional rolling (DR), and then annealing at 900 ? for 2 ~ 120min, (GBCD) and the grain boundary distrib (...)

Features of Japan SLD special alloy die steel

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 8

Die steel types can be divided into five categories: plastic mold steel, hot work die steel, cold work die steel, high-speed die steel, carbon high-speed steel.Japan's Hitachi special alloy die steel SLD, is a better wear resistance of common cold work die steel, high carbon, high chromium alloy steel, vacuum degassing, refining, steel purity, good quenching , And a small amount of quenching deformation, the steel easy to turn. SLD steel easy to cut, and should be sharp knife-edge, scissors (...)

On the Softening Mechanism of Recycled Ferrite / Martensitic Steel

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 8

Low-cycle fatigue tests were carried out on three different ferrite / martensitic steels at room temperature and 550 ° C, respectively, of EUROFER97, commercial AISI 410 and AISI 420 of RAFM Europe. After some initial cycles, all of these steels were observed to have a cyclic softening that continued until failure occurred. AISI420 exhibited a softening cycle that was not as pronounced as the other two steels. Based on the study of yield stress components, friction and reverse stress, t (...)

Effect of Temperature on CO2 Corrosion Product Film of 3% Cr Pipeline Steel

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 11

For a long time, CO2 corrosion has been one of the most serious problems facing the petroleum industry. Cr (called low Cr pipeline steel) with the mass fraction of 1% to 5% by carbonization method has good corrosion resistance to CO2. 3% Cr oil casing steel has been mass production, in oil and gas field applications show excellent corrosion resistance, has brought huge economic benefits. The main reason for the increase of corrosion resistance is that the addition of Cr element obviously changes (...)

Development of Alloyed Hot - dipped Galvanized Steel Sheet for High Frequency Quenching

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 7

In recent years, in order to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions, the use of hybrid cars and electric vehicles is of course an effective means to reduce body weight and reduce fuel consumption is also an effective means. But on the other hand, with the requirements of automobile anti-collision safety regulations, the safety of automobiles and the light weight of vehicle body become a contradictory topic. For this reason, automobile manufacturing companies are actively adopting high-strength steel sheet (...)

Influence of the Particularity of Stainless Steel on NC Machining

sdjsblues blues • October 18, 2016 • 8

Different types of stainless steel due to mechanical properties and chemical composition of the different, the difficulty of CNC cutting is not the same. Some stainless steel in the cutting process, it is difficult to achieve a satisfactory surface roughness; and some stainless steel, although easy to achieve the required surface roughness, but in the cutting process is particularly vulnerable to wear and tear tool. After the Chinese mold net summary, all kinds of stainless steel is difficult to (...)

Research and Development of Duplex Stainless Steel

sdjsblues blues • October 17, 2016 • 11

The rapid development of the national economy, especially the rapid development of industry and infrastructure, has promoted the prosperity of the iron and steel industry, and put forward higher requirements for its products. With the resource, energy and environmental awareness, people in the requirements of high-performance low-cost steel materials, but also hope that it has several excellent performance. Single-material multi-function has become a new generation of iron and steel materials de (...)

Chinese old house converted into a fully-transparent children’s education centre by AaL+Atelier UPA

WA Contents • October 17, 2016 • 545

A Chinese old, historic house has revived itself as a contemporary and fully-transparent Children Education Centre in the Guling Town of China, was built by only being used steel and glue-laminated bamboo-which they are very common in its local context. Named South Yard, the project was developed by Advanced Architecture Lab(AaL) in collaboration with Atelier UPA, occupying 340 square meters area within historic Sanjia, Yangshan Village. ''Through ages, this tranqui (...)

Performance Requirements for Stainless Steel in Construction Industry

sdjsblues blues • October 17, 2016 • 8

In addition to stainless steel in addition to ordinary steel as a structural material generally have good mechanical and technological performance, but also in the use of environmental corrosion of stainless steel to maintain the appearance of excellent fine features, but also has acid, alkali, high temperature resistant stainless steel, Low temperature, magnetic, wear-resistant features such as the fine features. Stainless steel and construction has been widely used in other metal materials als (...)

SCI-Arc launches Shanghai Asia Initiative for Fall 2016

WA Contents • October 14, 2016 • 1001

Distinguished graduate Steven Ma (M.Arch ‘08) principal and founder of China’s first 3D-printing design brand, Xuberance, will lead the 8-week full-time cross-over satellite initiative in Shanghai & Seoul. The SCI-Arc Initiative will offer a creative and intensive fabrication and design experience for all students interested in pursuing a career in architecture and design. It is intended to jumpstart a graduate education at SCI-Arc, and may offer entrance scholarships t (...)

Shanghai and Beijing to adjust the price volatility hot coil

sdjsblues blues • October 13, 2016 • 9

Shanghai hot-rolled: Shanghai hot-rolled coil market price shocks today adjust the price of thin specifications has increased the speed, turnover is better, slightly better business mentality, no price decline will. As of press, 1500mm ordinary carbon steel coil mainstream offer 2830-2840 yuan / ton, 1800mm wide volume offer in the 2830-2840 yuan / ton. Low alloy 1500mm mainstream offer 2950-2960 yuan / ton, 1800mm low alloy offer 2950-2960 yuan / ton. Shanghai hot plate market today, the r (...)

S30432 austenitic stainless steel high temperature stress after aging of martensite

sdjsblues blues • October 13, 2016 • 13

ASME SA213 S304 32 steel by the Japanese Sumitomo Metal Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the TP304H on the basis of Mn plus copper, niobium and nitrogen obtained an oxidation and strength grade higher austenitic heat-resistant stainless steel, is the manufacture of ultra-supercritical boiler Superheater and reheater tube of choice material, and in the USC unit has been a large number of applications. In this work, the type, shape, distribution and quantity of martensite transformatio (...)

Zhaoyang Architects wraps Chaimiduo Farm Restaurant in Dali with bamboo to emphasize its volume

WA Contents • October 12, 2016 • 521

This is a renovation project designed by Zhaoyang Architects in Dali's old town, which obtained a new visual appearance with local material-bamboo. The property was originally an abandoned office facility located at the center of Dali old town, including a traditional Bai style timber building, a bungalow made of brick and concrete and a 200 square meters courtyard. The property has been rented by a local lifestyle brand “Chaimiduo” and renovated into a farm restaurant (...)

ZAO/Standardarchitecture converts local buildings into a Children’s Library with add-on structures

WA Contents • October 12, 2016 • 566

Hutong Children’s Library and Art Centre designed by ZAO/standardarchitecture is conceived as a great example of local transformation with add-on modern structures, which has been awarded with Aga Khan Award For Architecture for 2014-2016 Cycle. The Hutong Children’s Library and Art Centre is located within the hutongs of Beijing which are fast disappearing. The residential compounds, with their layering of spaces and multiple courtyards, are often viewed as messy and insalubrio (...)

MVRDV’s Xili Sports Centre combines lives of different generations within four buzzy volumes

WA Contents • October 10, 2016 • 445

MVRDV has won a competition for Xili sports and Cultural Centre in Shenzhen, which seeks to transform the lives of the different generations of people living nearby, through offering a more humanistic model for sports and culture. Announced by Nanshan Government, the project will bring together a wide range of activities in this new experience centre with four distinct volumes and a total surface area of 105,000 square meters including a theatre, a basketball and badminton arena, a multifun (...)

Performance requirements for steel for rail applications

sdjsblues blues • October 10, 2016 • 12

Rail is to build the railway line of steel products, and sleepers and stone ballast together to support the vehicle's walk. The top of the rail is in contact with the wheel. Since the rail supports both the weight of the vehicle and the wheel, the rail must have strength and wear resistance.In addition, since the rail is rolled in the original laying, the train on the rail to run, so the rail of the dimensional accuracy requirements. From the standpoint of ride comfort and rail maintenance (...)