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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.
This guide tells you what you need to know about mechanical and physical properties and other pertinent information in the design and use of steel castings. Contents include: Introduction Industrial Applications Advantages Specifying Purchasing Policy Functional Considerations of Design Manufacturing Design Considerations Concurrent Engineering Engineering Drawings for Casting Production Redesign of Steel Castings Cast-Weld Construction Pattern Equipment Casting and Molding Processes Melting Finishing/Heat Treatment/Inspection Process Capability and Tolerences Quality Control and Quality Assurance Carbon and Low Alloy Steels for Pressure Containing and Structural Parts, Wear Resistant Steels Corrosion-Resistant High Alloy Steels Nickel Base Coatings Heat Resistant High Alloy Steels Low Temperature and Cryogenic Steels Hardenability and Heat Treatment Weldability and Welding Machinability Physical Properties.
The material is contained in more than 500 datasheet articles, each devoted exclusively to one particular alloy, a proven format first used in the complementary guide for irons and steels. For even more convenience, the datasheets are arranged by alloy groups: nickel, aluminum, copper, magnesium, titanium, zinc and superalloys. The book provides very worthwhile and practical information in such areas as: compositions, trade names, common names, specifications (both U.S. and foreign), available products forms, typical applications, and properties (mechanical, fabricating, and selected others). This comprehensive resource also covers the more uncommon alloys by groups in the same datasheet format. Included are: refractory metals and alloys (molybdenum, tungsten, niobium, tantalum), beryllium copper alloys, cast and P/M titanium parts, P/M aluminum parts, lead and lead alloys, tin-rich alloys, and sintering copper-base materials (copper-tin, bronze, brass, nickel silvers).
Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) are the fastest growing material in today's automotive industry and are designed to leverage steel as the optimum automotive material. This book provides a comprehensive account of the structure-property relationship in AHSS. It examines the types, microstructures and attributes of AHSS. It also reviews the current and future applications, the benefits, trends, and environmental and sustainability issues. A compelling feature of the book is its extensive use of property charts and microstructures to simplify visualisation of the resulting attributes of AHSS. This book is intended to be a textbook/reference.
This book covers various soldering methods and techniques as well as the latest information on solder alloys, solder films, surface preparation, fluxes and cleaning methods, heating methods, inspection techniques, and quality control and reliability. It is geared toward for scientists, material engineers, designers, manufacturing engineers, and technologists who need practical guidance rather than theoretical instruction. The process of selecting solders has changed. Demanding service environments and rigorous specifications require that the precise details of a soldering process be worked out in advance rather than left to the end. The design of a soldering process has thus become part and parcel of the product design process itself. Other trends have had tremendous effects as well. Notably, environmental concerns have led to a widespread increase in the use of lead-free solders and much innovation in the soldering processes by which they are applied. Moreover, a drive toward miniaturization has led to sweeping changes in soldering forms and processes for electronics assembly. Soldering: Understanding the Basics incorporates up-to-date information on this rapidly changing field-an introduction that assumes some basic knowledge of joining processes but does not demand that the reader wade through pages of mathematical formulae.
This landmark publication distills the body of knowledge that characterizes mineral processing and extractive metallurgy as disciplinary fi elds. It will inspire and inform current and future generations of minerals and metallurgy professionals. Mineral processing and extractive metallurgy are atypical disciplines, requiring a combination of knowledge, experience, and art. Investing in this trove of valuable information is a must for all those involved in the industry-students, engineers, mill managers, and operators. More than 192 internationally recognized experts have contributed to the handbook's 128 thought-provoking chapters that examine nearly every aspect of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy. This inclusive reference addresses the magnitude of traditional industry topics and also addresses the new technologies and important cultural and social issues that are important today.
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 presents practical information and troubleshooting on laser cutting and laser cutting design tools from a quality manufacturing perspective. Equally applicable to small shops as it is to large fabricator companies, Laser Cutting Guide for Manufacturing is a roadmap for developing, implementing, operating, and maintaining a laser-cutting manufacturing enterprise. The book focuses on metal cutting of sheets, plates, tubes, and 3-D shaped stampings. It presents today's reality of the engineering and business challenges, and opportunities presented by the rapid penetration of laser cutting in all facets of industry.
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.