Practical Metallurgy and Materials of Industry

Practical Metallurgy and Materials of Industry

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For undergraduate courses in Materials Science and Metallurgy. This practical introduction to engineering materials/metallurgy maintains a low mathematical level designed for two-year technical programs and four-year engineering technology programs. The easy-to-read, highly-accessible Sixth Edition includes many of the latest industry processes that change the physical and mechanical properties of materials and is highly recommended as a "materials processing" reference handbook in support of Design, Process, Electrical and Chemical technicians and engineers. Math theory is minimized and the appreciation of theory is emphasized.show more

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  • Hardback | 449 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 30.48mm | 1,247.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130945803
  • 9780130945808
  • 1,997,324

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Practical Metallurgy and Materials of Industry, Sixth Edition, provides a practical introduction to engineering materials /metallurgy. It includes many of the latest industry processes that change the physical and mechanical properties of materials. Numerous illustrations and photo micrographs are provided to support and enhance the material presented in the text. Other features of this classic text on metals and other modern materials include: review questions and case problems at the end of each chapter 8 pages of color illustrations of heat treatment, mechanical testing, metallography, fractography, failure analysis, and corrosion information on sample preparation for testingshow more

Table of contents

1. Extracting Metals from Ores. 2. The Casting of Metals. 3. The Physical and Mechanical Properties of Metals. 4. The Crystal Structure of Metals, Basic Phase Diagrams and the Metallographic Sample Preparation Laboratory. 5. Classification, Identification and Selection of Iron Alloys. 6. The Manufacturing of Steel Products. 7. Heat Treating Equipment. 8. The Iron-Carbon Phase Diagram. 9. The Hardenability of Steels, I-T/T-T-T Diagrams and Cooling Curves. 10. Annealing, Stress Relieving, Normalizing, Hardening and Tempering of Steels. 11. Welding Processes for Iron and Iron Alloys. 12. Identification and Heat Treatment of Nonferrous Metals. 13. Metallurgy of Welds: Nonferrous Metals. 14. Powder Metallurgy. 15. Corrosion of Metals. 16. Composite Materials. 17. Nondestructive Testing. 18. Plastics and Elastomers. 19. Ceramic Materials. 20. Wood and Paper Products. 21. Adhesives and Industrial Lubricants and Gasses. 22. Hardness Testing. 23. Failure Analysis and Materials Characterization Techniques. Appendix. Glossary. Index.show more

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