Materials Selection for Design and Manufacturing: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Materials Selection for Design and Manufacturing

Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

By Joseph Datsko

CRC Press

376 pages

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Hardback: 9780824798444
pub: 1997-03-13
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Providing an analytical approach to selecting the best metal and obtaining optimal properties for and in a fabricated part, this text correlates weldability, formability and machinability with a metal's chemical composition through microstructures. It begins with a review of the principles of materials science and offers useful features, such as end-of-chapter problems and a solutions manual.


". . .provides invaluable information on material properties, effective design and selection of materials for the manufacturing end . . .geared to serve as a textbook for a one semester engineering course. . .students could make use of the excellent references provided at the end of each chapter."

- Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Table of Contents

Materials and manufacturing considerations in product design; the structure of solids; equilibrium phase diagrams; microconstituent diagrams and microstructures; non-equilibrium diagrams and microconstituents; thermal strengthening and costs; mechanical properties; deformation strengthening and formability strength of weldments; machinability of metals. Appendices: conversion factors - US common to SI units; physical properties of some metals; cold work; properties of aluminum; AISI steels; prices; descriptions of the common forming operations; the machining operations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General