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    DescriptionUnderstanding materials, their properties and behavior is fundamental to engineering design, and a key application of materials science. Written for all students of engineering, materials science and design, this book describes the procedures for material selection in mechanical design in order to ensure that the most suitable materials for a given application are identified from the full range of materials and section shapes available. Extensively revised for this fourth edition, "Materials Selection in Mechanical Design" is recognized as one of the leading materials selection texts, and provides a unique and genuinely innovative resource. Features new to this edition include: material property charts now in full color throughout; significant revisions of chapters on engineering materials, processes and process selection, and selection of material and shape while retaining the book's hallmark structure and subject content; fully revised chapters on hybrid materials and materials and the environment; appendix on data and information for engineering materials fully updated; and, revised and expanded end-of-chapter exercises and additional worked examples. Materials are introduced through their properties; materials selection charts (also available on line) capture the important features of all materials, allowing rapid retrieval of information and application of selection techniques. Merit indices, combined with charts, allow optimization of the materials selection process. Sources of material property data are reviewed and approaches to their use are given. Material processing and its influence on the design are discussed. New chapters on environmental issues, industrial engineering and materials design are included, as are new worked examples, exercise materials and a separate, online Instructor's Manual. New case studies have been developed to further illustrate procedures and to add to the practical implementation of the text. This is the new edition of the leading materials selection text, now with full color material property charts. It includes significant revisions of chapters on engineering materials, processes and process selection, and selection of material and shape while retaining the book's hallmark structure and subject content. It includes fully revised chapters on hybrid materials and materials and the environment. It contains appendix on data and information for engineering materials fully updated. It features revised and expanded end-of-chapter exercises and additional worked examples.


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    Title
    Materials Selection in Mechanical Design
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael F. Ashby
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856176637
    ISBN 10: 1856176630
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.9T
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: TGB
    DC22: 620.1/1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC021000
    DC22: 620.11
    BIC subject category V2: TGM
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009070
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16830
    BIC subject category V2: TG
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009020
    LC classification: TA403.6 .A74 2011
    Thema V1.0: TGM, TGB
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 420 illustrations (400 in full color)
    Publisher
    ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus at Cambridge University and Former Visiting Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art, London, UK Mike Ashby is sole or lead author of several of Elsevier's top selling engineering textbooks, including Materials and Design: The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Materials and the Environment, and Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design. He is also coauthor of the books Engineering Materials 1&2, and Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; The design process; Engineering materials and their properties; Material property charts; Materials selection - the basics; Materials selection - case studies; Processes and process selection; Process selection case studies; Multiple constraints and objectives; Case studies - multiple constraints and conflicting objectives; Selection of materials and shape; Selection of materials and shape: case studies; Designing hybrid materials; Hybrid case studies; Information and knowledge sources for design; Materials and the environment; Materials and industrial design; Forces for change; Appendices; Exercises; Index