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Title:
Metallurgy fundamentals
Author:
Brandt, Daniel A.
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Publication Information:
Tinley Park, Ill. : Goodheart-Willcox, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781566375436
Format :
Book

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The revised and expanded edition of Metallurgy Fundamentals provides the student with instruction on the basic properties, characteristics, and production of the major metal families. Clear, concise language and numerous illustrations make this an easy-to-understand text for an introductory course in metallurgy. Over 450 tables, diagrams, and photographs show both the theoretical and practical aspects of metallurgy.


Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction to Metallurgy
Chapter 1 Practical Applications of Metallurgyp. 9
Metallurgy and Metallurgistsp. 9
Practical Examples of Metallurgy in Modern Industryp. 10
Why Study Metallurgy?p. 12
Chapter 2 Metallurgical and Chemical Terminologyp. 13
Basic Structure of Matterp. 13
Applying Chemical Terms to Steelp. 19
Section 2 Properties of Metals
Chapter 3 Hardnessp. 21
What is Hardness?p. 21
Hardness Testing Methodsp. 23
Comparing Hardness Testing Methodsp. 40
Chapter 4 Material Propertiesp. 47
Mechanical Propertiesp. 47
Chemical Propertiesp. 59
Electrical Propertiesp. 60
Magnetic Propertiesp. 61
Thermal Propertiesp. 61
Comparison Charts of Metal Propertiesp. 65
Section 3 Ferrous Metallurgy
Chapter 5 What is Steel?p. 69
Composition of Steelp. 69
Steel Numbering Systemp. 69
Comparing Steel and Ironp. 70
Alloying Elementsp. 71
Types of Steelp. 72
Cast Ironp. 81
Wrought Ironp. 86
Chapter 6 Manufacture of Iron and Steelp. 89
The Steel-Making Processp. 89
Iron Orep. 91
Blast Furnacep. 93
Steel-Making Furnacesp. 98
Processing the Ingotsp. 105
Continuous Castingp. 111
Manufacture of Cast Ironp. 113
Pollution Controlp. 117
Chapter 7 Crystal Structurep. 119
Space Latticep. 120
Transformation Temperaturesp. 123
Crystal Growthp. 124
Chapter 8 Failure and Deformation of Metalp. 129
Deformationp. 129
Ductility and Brittlenessp. 129
Work Hardeningp. 135
Chapter 9 Iron-Carbon Phase Diagramp. 137
Structural Forms of Steelp. 137
Iron-Carbon Phase Diagramp. 139
Temperature Change and Mechanical Propertiesp. 147
Chapter 10 Microstructural Analysisp. 153
Microscopic Appearancesp. 153
Sample Preparation Procedurep. 158
Chapter 11 Heat Treating and Quenchingp. 163
Heat Treatingp. 163
Quenchingp. 163
Quenching Mediums and Techniquesp. 167
Summary of Quenching Methodsp. 169
Practical Techniques Used in Quenchingp. 171
Chapter 12 Annealing and Normalizingp. 177
Overview of Annealing and Normalizingp. 177
Purposes for Annealing and Normalizingp. 178
Types of Annealingp. 179
Normalizingp. 183
Comparing Annealing, Normalizing, and Quenchingp. 184
Chapter 13 Isothermal Transformation Diagramsp. 187
Introduction to Isothermal Transformation Diagramsp. 187
Using I-T Diagramsp. 190
Industrial I-T Diagramsp. 195
Plotting I-T Diagramsp. 197
Comparing Isothermal Transformationsp. 198
Chapter 14 Temperingp. 209
Introduction to Temperingp. 209
Special Types of Temperingp. 211
Comparing Heat-Treating Methodsp. 216
Chapter 15 Surface Hardeningp. 219
Introduction to Surface Hardeningp. 219
Basic Surface-Hardening Methodsp. 221
Surface-Hardening Processesp. 222
Section 4 Nonferrous Metallurgy
Chapter 16 Processing Nonferrous Metalsp. 235
Introduction to Nonferrous Metallurgyp. 235
Atomic Structure of Metalsp. 236
Alloyingp. 238
Cold Workingp. 239
Precipitation Hardeningp. 242
Chapter 17 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloysp. 249
Introductionp. 249
Manufacturing Aluminump. 249
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Classificationsp. 251
Applications of Aluminump. 252
Changing the Properties of Aluminump. 254
Chapter 18 Copper, Bronze, and Brassp. 259
Manufacture of Copperp. 259
Copper and Copper Alloy Designationsp. 261
Changing the Properties of Copperp. 261
Chapter 19 Magnesium, Zinc, Tin, and Speciality Metalsp. 267
Magnesiump. 267
Zincp. 269
Tinp. 273
Nickel and Nickel Alloysp. 277
Titaniump. 278
Goldp. 280
Intermetallic Compoundsp. 283
Glossaryp. 285
Indexp. 295