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This reference book makes it easy for anyone involved in materials selection, or in the design and manufacture of metallic structural components to quickly screen materials for a particular application. Information on practically all ferrous and nonferrous metals including powder metals is presented in tabular form for easy review and comparison between different materials. Included are chemical compositions, physical and mechanical properties, manufacturing processes, applications, pertinent specifications and standards, and test methods. Contents Overview: Glossary of metallurgical terms Selection of structural materials (specifications and standards, life cycle and failure modes, materials properties and design, and properties and applications) Physical data on the elements and alloys Testing and inspection Chemical composition and processing characteristics
Improper heat treatment of tool steels can lead to shorter tool life, higher incidences of metal fatigue, dangerous procedures, and expensive errors. To avoid these costly mistakes, leading expert Bill Bryson takes the mystery out of tool steel heat treatment by presenting a clear, practical approach to common techniques and applications. This easy-to-understand book is ideal for toolmakers, machinists, and engineers. It takes a comprehensive look at common heat treatment procedures used in shops around the world and provides detailed instructions for all types of tool steels.
ASM Handbook, Volume 19 is the first comprehensive reference book to put critical information on both fatigue and fracture mechanics in one convenient volume. It provides comprehensive data on a broad spectrum of engineering structural materials and alloys. The volume covers mechanisms, testing, analysis, and characterization. Vital for design, testing, and material selectionPractical information for estimating fatigue life In-depth coverage of practical fracture mechanics for life assessment, life extension, and fracture control Thorough coverage of key structural materials, weldments and components You'll learn about fatigue and fracture from both the fundamental and practical standpoint. It's the essential data necessary for you to make informed decisions on alloy design and material selection. You'll also gain valuable insight into fracture control, life assessment, and failure analysis. Providing a working knowledge of fatigue and fracture properties in actual engineering practice, this Handbook is especially useful in evaluating test data and helping you understand the key variables that affect results. It will also give you a better grasp of fracture mechanics to aid you in life assessment and life extension of components. Two and a half years in development, this book is a wide collection of articles contributed by almost 100 leading international authorities, then refined by exhaustive peer review. It's an absolute must for component designers, mechanical engineers, metallurgists, materials scientists, and engineering students who are involved in the testing, analysis, or use of fatigue and fracture properties. Sections include: Fatigue Mechanisms, Crack Growth, Testing, Engineering Aspects of Fatigue Life, Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials, Fatigue and Fracture Control, Castings, Weldments, Wrought Steels, Aluminum Alloys, Titanium Alloys and Superalloys, Other Structural Alloys, Solders, Advanced Materials. Appendices contain comprehensive coverage of fatigue strength parameters and stress-intensity factors.
The valuable information in Pearson's Handbook is now more affordable in a handy desk reference. 27,686 entries of the highest quality crystal data, representing 27,686 different compounds. Structure type given for all entries. 54 per cent of entries include the coordinates of the atoms. 605 entries are 'filled-up' structure 1,730 structure types have been assigned by the editor 6,426 belong to berthollide compounds. Data included up to 1995 (6-year update to the Second Edition 12-year update to the First Edition). Full 167-page structure-type index (with all its representatives). Entries include full information, as in the Second Edition. Comprises all the international literature from 1913 to 1995. Includes detailed crystallographic data for unary, binary and ternary phases, excluding halides and ternary (or quaternary) oxides. Fully revised and updated. Covers more than 27,000 compounds, with all data critically evaluated. Includes the following improvements over the original Pearson's. Additional literature years between 1989 to 1995 have been covered completely and comprehensively, based on searches of more than 130 journals and more than 10,000 abstract pages per year. Entries contain additional information, such as calculated density, color, more detailed diffraction data, standard deviation of unit cell dimension(s), point-set symmetry, and full reference, including publication title. All entries and structure types have been computer checked for consistency and correctness. All crystallographic data are now given in the standard setting according to the International Tables for Crystallography. Include a Six-Year Update of the Data in The Second Edition.
This authoritative work is a 'must have' reference for engineers involved in tool-steel production, as well as in the selection and use of tool steels in metalworking and other materials manufacturing industries. Contents: Introduction Classification Manufacture Tool Steel Alloy Design Heat Treatment Water-Hardening Tool Steels Shock-Resisting Tool Steels Oil-Hardening, Cold-Work Tool Steels Air-Hardening, Medium-Alloy, Cold-Work Tool Steels High-Carbon, High-Chromium, Cold-Work Tool Steels Low-Alloy, Special Purpose Tool Steels Mold Steels Cr, W, Mo Hot-Work Tool Steels W High-Speed Tool Steels Mo High-Speed Tool Steels Maraging Steels, other Ultrahigh-Strength Steels, and Stainless Steels Surface Modification Trouble Shooting: Production, Performance Problems and Remedies.
ASM International and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) have collaborated to present a collection of the selected works of Dr. Greg B. Olson in honor of his 70th birthday in 2017. This collection highlights his influential contributions to the understanding of martensite transformations and the development and application of a systems design approach to materials. Part I: Martensite, with an Introduction by Sir Harry Bhadeshia, emphasizes Dr. Olson's work to develop a dislocation theory for martensite transformations, to improve the understanding of the statistical nature of martensite nucleation, and to expand use of quantitative microscopy to characterize phase transformations. Part II: Materials Design, with an Introduction by Dr. Charles Kuehmann, focuses on the application of a systems design approach to materials and the development of integrated computational design curriculum for undergraduate education. Part II includes several examples of the systems design approach to a variety of applications. The papers chosen for this collection were selected by the editors with input from Dr. Olson.
This book contains valuable information about the fire resistance of aluminum and aluminum alloys including what occurs when aluminum is in a fire and how the effects of fire damage are evaluated. All aspects of aluminum's fire resistance are described, and reliable methods to estimate the extent of damage resulting from exposure to fire are presented, most notably the relationship between hardness and electrical conductivity with strength. The broad usage of aluminum alloys in major applications such as automotive, oil rigs, naval vessels, and building structures is also reviewed. The information in this book can enable engineers and designers to take account of aluminum's characteristic high resistance to burning while recognizing its relatively low melting point. Extensive appendices include tensile properties of representative aluminum alloys at elevated temperatures, physical properties representative of aluminum and aluminum alloys, representative fire test reports for aluminum alloys, and fire protection of aluminum alloys structural shapes.
This book is a readable overview and design guidelines for the increasingly preferred manufacturing process. You can learn how to successfully implement hydroforming, the manufacturing process that brings together low cost, low mass, improved structural performance and improved quality. Fundamentals of Hydroforming covers fundamentals of both tube hydroforming (the most common) and sheet metal hydroforming, with comprehensive guidelines for product design, material selection, computer simulation of the hydroforming process and tool design. It also outlines assembly techniques, considerations of holes and slots, and types of hydroforming equipment.Fundamentals of Hydroforming provides product designers, manufacturing engineers and process engineers a wide range of technical information in one concise, easy to follow source.