ASM Specialty Handbook: Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys

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M. M. Avedesian, Hugh Baker
ASM International, Jan 1, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 314 pages
This ASM Handbook is the most comprehensive collection of engineering information on this important structural material published in the last sixty years. Prepared with the cooperation of the International Magnesium Association, it presents the current industrial practices and provides information and data about the properties and performance of magnesium alloys. Materials science and engineering are covered, including processing, properties, and commercial uses.
 

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Contents

Metallurgy and Alloys
3
Grades and Alloys
12
Microstructures 2636
26
Fabrication Finishing and Inspection
53
Die Casting
66
Heat Treating
78
Bulk Working
85
Forming
98
Cleaning and Finishing
138
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141
Engineering Properties and Performance
163
Product Design and Alloy Datasheets
217
General Engineering Properties of Casting Alloys
226
General Engineering Properties of Wrought Alloys
258
Fatigue Properties of Wrought Alloys
264
Flow Stress and Bulk Workability
274

Welding
106
Mechanical Fastening
123

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