1st Edition

Metallurgy for Physicists and Engineers Fundamentals, Applications, and Calculations

By Zainul Huda Copyright 2020
    380 Pages 167 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Relating theory with practice to provide a holistic understanding of the subject and enable critical thinking, this book covers fundamentals of physical metallurgy, materials science, microstructural development, ferrous and nonferrous alloys, mechanical metallurgy, fracture mechanics, thermal processing, surface engineering, and applications.

    This textbook covers principles, applications, and 200 worked examples/calculations along with 70 MCQs with answers. These attractive features render this volume suitable for recommendation as a textbook of physical metallurgy for undergraduate as well as Master level programs in Metallurgy, Physics, Materials Science, and Mechanical Engineering. The text offers in-depth treatment of design against failure to help readers develop the skill of designing materials and components against failure. The book also includes design problems on corrosion prevention and heat treatments for aerospace and automotive applications. Important materials properties data are provided wherever applicable.

    Aimed at engineering students and practicing engineers, this text provides readers with a deep understanding of the basics and a practical view of the discipline of metallurgy/materials technology.

    Part 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICAL METALLURGY. 1. Introduction. 2. The Crystalline Structure of Metals. 3. Crystal Imperfections and Deformation. 4. Diffusion and Its Applications. Part 2: MICROSTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT. 5. Microstructural and Material Characterization. 6. Phase Diagrams. 7. Phase Transformations and Kinetics. Part 3: ENGINEERING METALLURGY AND DESIGN. 8. Mechanical Properties of Metals. 9. Strengthening Mechanisms in Metals. 10. Failure and Design. 11. Corrosion and Protection Design. 12. Ferrous Alloys. 13. Non-Ferrous Alloys. Part 4: THERMAL PROCESSING AND SURFACE ENGINEERING. 14. Recrystallization and Grain Growth. 15. Heat Treatment of Metals. 16. Surface Engineering of Metals. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.


    Professor Zainul Huda is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His teaching interests include Materials Science & Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Plasticity & Metal Forming, Metallurgy, and Aerospace Materials. He has been working as a Full Professor in reputed universities, such as University of Malaya, Malaysia and King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, since 2007. He possesses over 35 years’ academic experience in materials/metallurgical/mechanical engineering at various universities in Malaysia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Prof. Huda earned PhD in Materials Technology from Brunel University, London, UK in 1991. He obtained B. Eng. in Metallurgical Engineering from University of Karachi, Pakistan in 1976. He is the author/co-author/editor of 130 publications; which include 6 books and 34 peer-reviewed international SCOPUS-indexed journal articles (26 ISI-indexed papers) in the fields of materials/manufacturing/mechanical engineering published by reputed publishers from USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Singapore. He has also been cited over 600 times in Google Scholar. His author h-index is 12 (i10-index: 16). He, as PI, has attracted eight (8) research grants, which amount to a total worth USD 0.15 Million. Prof Huda is the recipient of Vice Chancellor's Appreciation Certificate awarded by the V.C, University of Malaya for an invention/patent.