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1st Edition

Handbook of Materials Selection for Engineering Applications

ISBN 9780367400927
Published June 19, 2019 by CRC Press
632 Pages

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Book Description

Reflecting the rapid advances in new materials development, this work offers up-to-date information on the properties and applications of various classes of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. It aims to simplify the materials selection process and show how to lower materials and manufacturing costs, drawing on such sources as vendor supplied and quality control test data.

Table of Contents

Principles of selection; introduction to metals; non-ferous metals; carbon and low alloy steels; ultra high strength steels; bearing and tool steels; stainless steels; cast irons; heat resistant alloys; polymers; ceramic materials; metal matrix composites; polymer matrix composites; ceramic matrix and carbon-carbon composites; environmental degradation of engineering materials; comparative properties. Appendices: conversion units; materials costs.

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G. T. Murray