1st Edition

Handbook of Metallurgical Process Design

Edited By George E. Totten, Kiyoshi Funatani, Lin Xie Copyright 2004
    984 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Reviewing an extensive array of procedures in hot and cold forming, casting, heat treatment, machining, and surface engineering of steel and aluminum, this comprehensive reference explores a vast range of processes relating to metallurgical component design-enhancing the production and the properties of engineered components while reducing manufacturing costs. It surveys the role of computer simulation in alloy design and its impact on material structure and mechanical properties such as fatigue and wear. It also discusses alloy design for various materials, including steel, iron, aluminum, magnesium, titanium, super alloy compositions and copper.

    Design principles: basic principles, Henry W. Stoll
    Risk-based metallurgical design, Mario Solari. Alloy design: designing with carbon-, low-, and medium-alloy steels, GuoXun Liu
    Designing with tool steel, Lin-Jiang Yang and David N. Collins
    Designing with high-strength low-alloy steels, Lin Li and Luoping Xu
    Designing with stainless steel, Joseph K. Leuk Lai
    Designing with microalloyed steels and interstitial-free steels, David V. Edmonds
    Cast iron design - processes, alloys and properties, Magnus Wessen and Ingvar L. Svensson
    Designing with aluminum alloys, Nack J. Kim
    Designing with magnesium - alloys, properties and casting processes, Trevor Abbott and Carlos Caceres
    Designing with titanium alloys, Michelle L. McCann and John Fannin
    Designing with ni-base alloys, Gerhard E. Fuchs and David U. Furrer
    Designing with copper alloys, Morris E. Fine and Junji Miyake
    Designing with powder metallurgy alloys, Joseph W. Newkirk and Ronald A. Kohser
    Designing with metal matrix alloys, Veikko K. Lindroos, J. Hellman, D. Lou, R. Nowak, E. Pagounis, X. Liu and I. Penttinen.


    George E. Totten

    "Totten and colleagues have produced yet another niche publication in the area of materials engineering. … Numerous figures … and tables help provide visual enhancement of the text. … The flow of the handbook is easy to follow; there is a sequential, logical structure to the articles. … This book is intended to be a reference for persons involved in any aspect of product design, particularly metallurgists, materials scientists, product and process engineers, and component designers. The text can also be helpful for students, both undergraduate and graduate, who need information on material design. This can be a helpful addition to any library serving patrons focused on materials engineering."
    - E-Streams, Vol. 8, No. 2, Feb. 2005