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Handbook of Materials Selection for Engineering Applications

1st Edition

Edited by George Murray

CRC Press

632 pages

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pub: 1997-07-03
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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.

Reviews

". . .a valuable resource for the design engineer. . .The writing is of high quality throughout, an impressive achievement in a multiauthor book."

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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.

About the Series

Mechanical Engineering

A Series of Textbooks and Reference Books

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science