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Author Polmear, I. J.
Title Light alloys [electronic resource] : from traditional alloys to nanocrystals / I.J. Polmear.
Publication Info. Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Edition 4th ed.
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 421 p.) : ill.
Note Previous ed.: London: Arnold, 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Preface to the fourth edition -- Chapter 1. The light metals -- 1.1 General introduction -- 1.2 Production of aluminium -- 1.3 Production of magnesium -- 1.4 Production of titanium -- Further reading -- Chapter 2. Physical metallurgy of aluminium alloys -- 2.1 Work hardening and annealing -- 2.2 Principles of age hardening -- 2.3 Ageing processes -- 2.4 Corrosion -- 2.5 Mechanical behaviour -- Further Reading -- Chapter 3. Wrought aluminium alloys -- 3.1 Production of wrought alloys -- 3.2 Designation of alloys and tempers -- 3.3 Non-heat-treatable alloys -- 3.4 Heat-treatable alloys -- 3.5 Joining -- 3.6 Special products -- Further Reading -- Chapter 4. Cast aluminium alloys -- 4.1 Designation, temper and characteristics of cast aluminium alloys -- 4.2 Alloys based on the aluminium-silicon system -- 4.3 Alloys based on the aluminium-copper system -- 4.4 Aluminium-magnesium alloys -- 4.5 Aluminium-zinc-magnesium alloys -- 4.6 New casting processes -- 4.7 Joining -- Further reading -- Chapter 5. Magnesium alloys -- 5.1 Introduction to alloying behaviour -- 5.2 Melting and casting -- 5.3 Alloy designations and tempers -- 5.4 Zirconium-free casting alloys -- 5.5 Zirconium-containing casting alloys -- 5.6 Wrought magnesium alloys -- 5.7 Electrochemical aspects -- 5.8 Fabrication of components -- 5.9 Trends in applications of magnesium alloys -- Further reading -- Chapter 6. Titanium alloys -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 a-alloys -- 6.3 a /b alloys -- 6.4 b-alloys -- 6.5 Fabrication -- 6.6 Titanium alloy castings -- 6.7 Engineering performance -- 6.8 Applications of titanium alloys -- Further reading -- Chapter 7. Novel materials and processing methods -- 7.1 Composites -- 7.2 Metallic Foams -- 7.3 Rapid solidification processing -- 7.4 Quasicrystals -- 7.5 Amorphous alloys -- 7.6 Mechanical alloying -- 7.7 Physical vapour deposition -- 7.8 Nanophase alloys -- 7.9 Titanium aluminides -- Further reading -- Appendix -- Index -- Last Page.
Summary The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. Use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, and they are routinely found in motor vehicles and aircraft. New material includes materials characteristics and applications; heat treatment properties; fabrication; microstructure/property relationships; new applications and processes. *The definitive single volume overview *New material on processing, characteristics and applications of these essential metals *Covers the latest applications and processes in the auto and aero industries.
Subject Light metals -- Metallurgy.
Light metal alloys.
Related To Print version: Polmear, I.J. Light alloys. 4th ed. Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006 (DLC) 2005932508
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ISBN 0080496105 (electronic bk.)
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