Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist

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Harry Chandler
ASM International, Mar 1, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 284 pages
Technicains, laboratory personnel, designers, purchasers and salespeople agree - if you work for a metals-related company, you need this basic reference for the non-metallurgist! ItAs written for beginners as wel as those who need to refresh their understanding of a particular topic. Well-illustrated and indexed, the book makes technical subjects easy to understand and provides a complete glossary of metallurgical terms. Coverage of basic information on metallurgical and general engineering makes this a superb textbook. Contents: History of Alloy Development Atom Behavior in Alloys Steels and Cast Irons Nonferrous Metals and Alloys Heat Treatment of Steel Heat Treatment of Nonferrous Alloys Hot and Cold Working Fabricability Material Selection Service Failures Corrosion Quest for Quality 20th Century Metallurgical Progress Glossary.
 

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Contents

The Accidental Birth of a NoName Alloy
1
Dr Wilms Mystery What Happened?
11
Aluminum alloys specific types
24
Steels and Cast Irons The Why of Where They
27
Nonferrous Metals and Alloys The Why Behind
57
Heat Treatment of Steel
85
Tailoring the Properties of Nonferrous Alloys
103
Hot Working and Cold Working
115
Fabricability of Materials A Key factor
133
The Material Selection Process
153
Failure of Metals Under Service Conditions
165
Coping with Corrosion
185
Quest for Quality
197
Progress by the Decade
213
Aluminum bronze
263
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