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
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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
Contents
18
Fabrication Finishing and Inspection
53
Consumption and Markets 5 Safety Precautions
76
Grades and Alloys 12 Bulk Working
85
Commercial Applications
96
Gravity and LowPressure Casting 55 Welding
106
Cleaning and Finishing
138
Engineering Properties and Performance
163
Corrosion Behavior
194
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
Subject Index
297

Die Casting 66 Repair Welding of Castings
113
Mechanical Fastening
123

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About the author (1999)

Hugh Baker taught Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) for 36 years at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

P. K. Ho teaches Cantonese as a foreign language in Hong Kong.

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