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Biography:

B.Sc., Metallurgical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1985.

M.Sc., Metallurgical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara,Turkey, 1989.

Ph.D., Materials Science and Eng., Technical University Clausthal, Clausthal, Germany, 1998.

 

Research Interests

Processing and Mechanics of composite materials;

Processing of materials via. Powder Metallurgical Route

Production of MMNC's (in-situ, ex-situ)

 

Courses

  Powder metallurgy priciples

● Composites

● Physical metallurgy I & Metallography Lab.

 


Recent Publications in Journals

 

• P. Abachi, T.W. Coyle, P.S. Musavi Gharavi, “Plasma Spraying of 316 Stainless Steel on Aluminum and Investigation of Coat/Substrate Interface”, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 10(5) (2016) 499-509.

J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrag, “Microstructural characterization and dry sliding wear behavior of spark plasma sintered Cu−YSZ composites”, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China 26 (2016) 1745−1754.

• P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, “The Correlation Between Fracture Mechanics Parameters and Creep Crack Growth Rate of Al 7050-T73651 at Elevated Temperature”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 142 (2015) 276-286.

 
S. Gholami Shiri P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, Mohammadi Rahvar," Preparation of in-situ Cu/NbC nanocomposite and its functionally graded behavior for electrical contact applications", Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China 25(2015) 863?872.

G.A. Bagheri, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, A. Rostam, "Production of Cu-TiC Nano-Composite Using Mechanical Alloying Routes", Advanced Materials Research,  829 (2014) 572-576.
 
F. Shojaeepour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, A. H. Moghanian, "Production and Properties of Cu/Cr2O3 Nano-Nomposites", Powder Technology, 222 (2012) 80-84.

A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, A. Simchi, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10Co Cemented Carbide Containing VC or (Ta, Nb)C and Fracture Toughness Evaluation Using Different Models", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 31 (2012) 141-146.

M. Mohammadpour, P. Abachi, N. Parvin, K. Purazrang, "Study of Cemented Carbonitrides with Nickel as Binder: Experimental Investigations and Computer Calculations", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 31 (2012) 164-170.

M. Mohammadpour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Effect of Cobalt Replacement by Nickel on Functionally Graded Cemented Carbonitrides", Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 30 (2012) 42-47.

M. Azizieh, H. S. Kim, A. H. Kokabi, P. Abachi, B. K. Shahraki, "Fabrication of AZ31/Al2O3 Nano-Composites by Friction Stir Processing",  Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci., 28 (2011) 14-34.

M. Azizieh, A.H. Kokabi, P. Abachi, "Effect of Rotational Speed and Probe profile on microstructure and hardness of AZ31/Al2O3 Nano-Composites Fabricated by Friction Stir Processing", Materials and Design, 32 (2011) 2034-2041.

A. Shafiei, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, K. Dehghani, "On the Formation of Intermetallics During the Furnace Brazing of Pure Titanium to 304 Stainless Steel Using Ag- (30-50%) Cu Filler Metals", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 25 (2010) 1333-1340.

A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Wear Behavior of In-Situ Cu-Al2O3 Composites Produced by Internal Oxidation of as Cast alloys", Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 3 (2009) 125-131.

P. Abachi, Y.Ganji, "Effect of VC and (Ta, Nb)C on Wear of WC-10Co Based Cemented Carbides" Tribology, Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 3 (2009) 33-36.

S. Miraghaei, P. Abachi, H.R. Madaah-Hosseini, A. Bahrami, "Characterization of  Mechanically Alloyed Fe100-xSix and Fe83.5Si13.5Nb3 Nano-Crystalline Powders". J. of Materials Processing Tech., 203 (2008) 554-560.
 
A. Bahrami, H.R. Madaah Hosseini, P. Abachi, S. Miraghaei, "Structural and Soft Magnetic Properties of Nano-Crystalline Fe85Si10Ni5 Powders Prepared by Mechanical Alloying", Materials Letters, 60 (2006) 1068-1070.

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Comparison of Experimental and Analytical Fracture Toughness Values of SiCP/QE22 Mg-Alloy Composites", Materials and Design, 27, 6 (2006) 520-525.

P. Abachi, A. Masoudi, K. Purazrang, "Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of SiCp/QE22 Magnesium Alloy Matrix Composites", Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 435-436 (2006) 653-657.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Fracture Toughness Testing of Composites",  (Bruchzaehigkeit von Verbundmerkstoffen), Materialpruefung published by Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 11 (2001) 461-466.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Mechanical Properties of the powder metallurgically Produced Composite Material QE22/SiCp",  (Mechanische Eigenschaften von Verbundwerkstoffen bestimmen - Untersuchung der pulver- metallurgisch hergestellten Legierung QE22/SiCp), Materialpruefung published by Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 10 (2000) 381-390.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer, "Investigation of the Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Composites", Composite A : Applied Science and Manufacturing, 25, 4  (1994)  296-302.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer, "MMCs Produced by Squeeze Casting and Powder Metallurgical Techniques", Composite B: Engineering, 3, 6 (1993) 489-505.

F. Sarioglu, P. Abachi, M. Doruk "Crack Growth Kinetics of 7050-T73651 Aluminum Alloy Under Constant Load at 150°C", Journal of Materials Science, 28, 3 (1993) 1430-1434.


Conferences


P. Sh. Naseri, P. Abachi, P. S. Musavigharavi, K. Purazrang , “Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of High Strength 7075 & 7050 Aluminum Alloys after Single and Multi-Stage Precipitation Hardening Heat Treatments”, Iran International Aluminum Conf. 2016 (IIAC2016), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 May (2016).

P. Abachi, T.W. Coyle, K. Purazrang, “Microstructural and Tribological Characteristics of 75Cr3C2/25(80Ni-20Cr) HVOF Sprayed Coatings on Mild Steel”, The 30th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, Milan-Italy, 29 June-1 July, (2016).

 

P. Sh. Naseri, P. Abachi, P. S. Musavigharavi*, K. Purazrang, “A Single Specimen Analytical Method to Evaluate Crack Growth Rate of 7050 Al-alloy at Elevated Temperature”, Iran Int. Al-Conference (IIAC2016), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 May (2016).

 

• S. Khaleghpanah, P. Abachi, T.W. Coyle, A. Dolati, “The Effect of Current Density on Microstructural Homogeneity, Hardness, Fracture Toughness and Electrochemical Behavior of Electrodeposited Cu-0.5Co/WC Nano-Composite Coating”, The 6th Conf. on Nanostructures, Kish Island-Iran, 7-10 March (2016).

 

•  J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, “Ultrafine Grained YSZ Reinforced Copper Matrix Functionally Graded Composite Prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering Process”, 5th International Biennial Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (UFGNSM15), Tehran-Iran, 11-12 Nov. (2015).

 

Sh. Khaleghpanah, P. Abachi, A. Dolati, "The effect of current density on chemical composition, roughness and adherence of a Cu-Co/WC nano composite coating produced by electrodeposition", Kharazmi Uni, 2nd NCWNN1394, Karaj-Iran, 20-21 May (2015).

P. Abachi, P. Sh. Naseri, K. Purazrang, "Fracture behavior evaluation of high strength Al7050 alloy at room and elevated temperatures using notched specimens", COM2015 & AMCAA X 2015, Toronto-Canada, 23-26 Aug. (2015).
 

• J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, “Ultrafine Grained YSZ Reinforced Copper Matrix Functionally Graded Composite Prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering Process”, 5th International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN2014), Tehran-Iran, 22-24 Oct. (2014).
 

J. Mirazimi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, S. Tahanzadeh, "Microstructural, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Spark Plasma Sintered Cu-ZrO2 Nano-Composite", Proc. of 5th Int. Congress on Nano-science and Nanotechnology (ICNN2014), Tehran-Iran, 22-24 Oct. (2014).

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, P. Musavi Gharavi, "A Single Specimen Analytical Method to Evaluate Crack Growth Rate of 7050 Al-Alloy at Elevated Temperature", Iran Int. Al-Conference, Tehran-Iran, 26-28 May (2014).

A.H. Moghaninan, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, F. Shojaeepour, "Production of  In-Situ Cu/TiO2 Nano-Composites and Evaluation of Physical and Mechanical Properties", 6th Int. Conf. on Powder Metallurgy and Exhibition, Ankara-Turkey, 5-9 Oct. (2011).

F. Shojaeepour, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Evaluation of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cu/Cr2O3 Nanocomposite Produced by Mechanical Alloying and Internal Oxidation", The 2nd International Conference on Composites: Characterization, Fabrication & Application (CCFA-2), Kish Island-Iran, Dec. 27-30 (2010).

P. Abachi, A.M. Soleimanpour,  P.Sh. Nasseri,  K. Purazrang, "The Notch Sensitivity of 7050 & 7075 Al-Alloys", in Proc. of Materials Science & Technology 2010, Conference and Exhibition,  USA 25-29 Oct. (2010).

A.M. Soleimanpour, P. Abachi, N. Alimardani, and A. Motamen,, "The Physical and Mechanical Properties of Cu/Al2O3 Composite by Internal Oxidation", in Proc. of Materials Science & Technology 2009, Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA 25-29 Oct. (2009) 1806-1816.

P. Abachi, A. Masoudi and K. Purazrang, "Effect of Microstructural Parameters and Wear Test Conditions on Wear Behavior of Magnesium", ECCM12, 12th European Conf. on Composite Materials, Biarritz France, 29 Aug.-1Sept. (2006).

S. Miraghaei, P. Abachi, H.R. Maddah-Hosseini, "Effect of Si Content and Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Magnetic Properties of Mechanically Alloyed Fe-Si Powders", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2006, Canada (2006).

K. Purazrang, P.Sh. Nasseri, P. Abachi, "Evaluation of Fracture Resistance of High Strength 7075- and 7050 Al-alloys", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2006, Canada (2006).

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "The Effect of SiC Particles Characteristics on Hardness and the Wear Behavior of SiCP /QE22 Magnesium Alloy Matrix Composite", The Euro PM2005 Congress and Exhibition, Prague Czech Republic, 2-5 Oct. (2005) 243-248.

P. Abachi, A.M. Aragi, K. Purazrang, "Recovery of WC Powder Particles from Cemented Carbide Scrap by Selective Electrolysis Process", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM2005, Materials Degradation, Innovation and Rehabilitation, Canada (2005), 337-347.

I. Hadi, K. Purazrang, P. Abachi "The Effect of Thermal Cycling on the Stiffness and Density of the Short Fiber Al2O3 /AZ91 Mg Alloy Composite", in Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 11, Rhodes, Greece, May 31-June 3 ( 2004 ) C001.

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Magnetic Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Containing Carbide Additives for Quality Control Purpose", in Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. on theory and Practice of : Technologies Manufacturing, Products of Composite Materials, Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia (2003) II-1/II-11 .

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Magnetic Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Containing Carbide Additives for Quality Control Purpose", in Proc. of Conf. of Metallurgist, COM, Eco-materials and Eco-processes Book, Canada (2003), 131-137.

P. Abachi, M. Imandar, A.Simchi, "Effect of Grain Growth Inhibitors on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10Co Hard-Metals Used in Machining of Automotive Parts" Int. Conf. on Powder Metallurgy for automotive parts, Isfahan-Iran, 21-25 April  (2002).

M. Zarinejad, S. Firoozi, P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "The effect of Reinforcement Parameters and Aging Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of Magnesium Matrix AZ91/SiC Composites", Met Soc of CIM, Metallurgy, Materials, Canada, COM (2002), 191-205.

P. Abachi, A.Simchi, M. Imandar "Effect of Combined Addition of VC and (Ta,Nb)C on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of WC-10 Co Hard-Metals" European Conf. of PM on Hard Materials and Diamond Tooling, Swiss (2002).

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Effect of Particle Size on Fracture Strength of the SiCP/Mg alloy Composite Materials", in Proc. of 2nd Int. Conf. on theory and Practice of : Technologies Manufacturing, Products of Composite Materials, Moscow, Russia (2001).

P. Abachi, K. Purazrang, "Evaluation of Tensile Properties of SiCP/QE22 Mg-Alloy Composites and Comparison of Them With Predicted Values Based on Various Available Models" European Conf. of PM, France, (2001).

P. Abachi, B.L. Mordike, K.U. Kainer  "Improving of Fracture Toughness of Mg-Alloy Composites Produced by Powder Metallurgical Technique", Vol. II: Fatigue, Fracture and Ceramic Matrix Composites., Proceedings of ICCM 11, Gold Coast, Australia, 14th-18th July, (1997) 319.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, "Mechanisms of Fracture in Mg-alloys and Composites Produced by Conventional Fabrication Routes", Vol. 2, ICCM10, Vancouver B.C., Aug. 14-18 (1995).

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, K.U. Kainer,  "Bruchmechanische Verhalten von Magnesium-Verbundwerkstoffen", DGM Hauptversamlung, Goettingen, Mai 24-27, (1994), 354.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder,  K.U. Kainer,  "Einfluss der Gefuegeaufbausauf der Bruchverhalten pulvermetallurgisch hergestellter Magnesium-Verbundwerkstoffe", DGM Hauptversamlung, Friedrichhafen, Juli 1-4, (1993), 205.

K. Purazrang, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder,  "Parameter beeinflussen die mechanischen Eigenschaften der Metal-Matrix-Verbundverkstoffe", DGM Hauptversamlung, Hamburg, Juni 9-12, (1992), 268.

K. Purazrang,  K.U. Kainer, P. Abachi, J. Schroeder,  "The Effect of Matrix Properties on   Mechanical Behavior of Mg Matrix Composites", In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM 8, Honolulu, July 15-19 (1991), 21G-21Gg.


English to Persian Translated Books


Fundamental of composite manufacturing ( Materials, methods and applications ), A.B. Strong, (MSE), 1989.

Powder  metallurgy , principle and application, F.V. Lenel, Metal Powder Industries Federation, 1980.

Sintering, Theory and practice, R.M. German, John Wiley & Sons, 1998.


Books

 

• P. Abachi, P. Sh. Naseri, K. Purazrang, T.W. Coyle “Fracture Behavior Evaluation of High Strength 7050 and 7075 Aluminum Alloys Using V-Notched Specimen” in  “Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours”, ISBN 978-953-51-4748-0, 2016, Intech; Open Science-Open Minds Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia.


P. Abachi, "Bruchzaehigkeitsuntersuchungen an pulvermetallurgisch hergestellten Magnesiumverbundwerkstoffen", Publiser: Technische Universitaet, 1998, 300 pages.

P. Abachi, "Extraction of cadmium and other metals from lead concentrates", Second chapter of Book entitled:  Pb and Zn ore deposits position in Iran, Geological Survey of Iran, 2011.