This book focuses on various facets of stainless steel, including processing, component design, properties, fabrication, and applications. It covers a broad spectrum of topics spanning the entire life cycle of stainless steel, from alloy design and characterization to engineering design, fabrication, mechanical properties, corrosion, quality assurance of components, in-service performance assessment, and life prediction and failure analysis of materials and components. Exploring contemporary developments in stainless steels, the text discusses component design, modeling and structural integrity, manufacturing technology, property evaluation, alloy development and applications, nondestructive evaluation methods, and corrosion and surface modification.
664 Pages 16 B/W Illustrations
by CRC Press