Titanium and Titanium Alloys: Fundamentals and Applications

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 19, 2003 - Science - 513 pages
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This handbook is an excellent reference for materials scientists and engineers needing to gain more knowledge about these engineering materials. Following introductory chapters on the fundamental materials properties of titanium, readers will find comprehensive descriptions of the development, processing and properties of modern titanium alloys. There then follows detailed discussion of the applications of titanium and its alloys in aerospace, medicine, energy and automotive technology.
 

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Contents

Beta Titanium Alloys
37
Intermetallics with Improved Damage
59
Alloy Design and Properties
89
Fatigue of Titanium Alloys
153
Oxidation and Protection of Titanium Alloys and Titanium Aluminides
187
Titanium and Titanium Alloys
231
Fabrication of Titanium Alloys
245
Investment Casting of Titanium
263
Titanium Alloys for Aerospace Applications
333
Production Processing and Application of yTiAlBased Alloys 35
351
NonAerospace Applications of Titanium and Titanium Alloys
393
Titanium and its Alloys for Medical Applications
423
Titanium in Dentistry
453
Titanium in Automotive Production
467
Offshore Applications for Titanium Alloys
483
Subject Index
499

Superplastic Forming and Diffusion Bonding of Titanium
273
Forging of Titanium
289

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Dr.-Ing. Christopher Leyens (1967) earned his Ph.D. from the RWTH Aachen, Germany. Having 1.5 years of research experience in the USA he is currently group leader light-metal composites at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), His current research interest is focused on the development of titanium matrix composites an on coatings for titanium- and nickel-base materials.

Dr.-Ing Manfred Peters (1950) graduated from Ruhr-University of Bochum with a Ph.D. on structure and properties of titanium alloys. After 2 years at Carnegie-Mellon University, USA, he joined DLR in 1982 where he presently is Deputy Director of the Institute of Materials Research. He has more than 30 years of research experience on light-metals and high temperature coatings.

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