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  • Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition

    By Nagaiyar Krishnamurthy, Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

    This book describes the properties, characteristics, and uses of rare earth elements. It explains where, in what quantities, and how these elements occur in nature, as well as how they are processed from ores into marketable end materials. Retaining its status as a comprehensive monograph for…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Encyclopedia of Iron, Steel, and Their Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

    Edited by George E. Totten, Rafael Colas

    This two-volume encyclopedia covers all fundamental, theoretical, and application-related aspects of the metallurgical science, engineering, and technology of iron, steel, and their alloys, addressing topics such as extractive metallurgy, powder metallurgy and processing, physical metallurgy,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-27 
    CRC Press
    Metals and Alloys Encyclopedia Collection

  • Magnesium Alloys as Degradable Biomaterials

    By Yufeng Zheng

    Magnesium Alloys as Degradable Biomaterials provides a comprehensive review of the biomedical applications of biodegradable magnesium and its alloys. Magnesium has seen increasing use in orthopedic and cardiovascular applications over the last decade, particularly for coronary stents and bone…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Intermetallics and Intermetallic Matrix Composites

    By Rahul Mitra

    Fills a Prominent Gap in a Significant Area of Intermetallics Presenting a comprehensive overview of structural intermetallics (the most important class of intermetallics), Structural Intermetallics and Intermetallic Matrix Composites is a reference written with the beginning student as well as…

    Hardback – 2015-04-27
    CRC Press
    IIT Kharagpur Research Monograph Series

  • An Introduction to Ceramics and Refractories

    By A. O. Surendranathan

    All Refractories Are Ceramics but Not All Ceramics Are Refractories Ceramics and refractories cover a wide range of fields and applications, and their relevance can be traced as far back as 24,000 BC to the first man-made piece of earthenware, and as recently as the late 1900s when ceramics and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Silicon, Germanium, and Their Alloys

    Growth, Defects, Impurities, and Nanocrystals

    Edited by Gudrun Kissinger, Sergio Pizzini

    Despite the vast knowledge accumulated on silicon, germanium, and their alloys, these materials still demand research, eminently in view of the improvement of knowledge on silicon–germanium alloys and the potentialities of silicon as a substrate for high-efficiency solar cells and for compound…

    Hardback – 2014-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Plasticity

    Fundamentals and Applications

    By P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit

    Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing…

    Hardback – 2014-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts, Second Edition

    By Georgy I. Eskin, Dmitry G. Eskin

    Spawned by growing interest in ultrasonic technology and new developments in ultrasonic melt processing, the Second Edition of Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts discusses use of ultrasonic melt treatment in direct-chill casting, shape casting, rapid solidification, zone refining, and more,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-19
    CRC Press
    Advances in Metallic Alloys

  • Aluminum Recycling, Second Edition

    By Mark E. Schlesinger

    What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of…

    Hardback – 2013-12-20
    CRC Press

  • Control for Aluminum Production and Other Processing Industries

    By Mark P. Taylor, John J. J. Chen, Brent Richmond Young

    An uncomfortable observation in the Shift Logs and Process Control records of most aluminum smelting plants is that process control failures, large and small, happen every day. Although only a small fraction of these failures give rise to catastrophic events, the difference between a disaster we…

    Hardback – 2013-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Brazing Practice, Second Edition

    By Philip Roberts

    In the past ten years, brazing technology has undergone sweeping changes. Yet because there are so few practitioners who understand the finer points of the technology, many of the companies that use brazing as their preferred metal-joining procedure are failing to use it to best effect. Fully…

    Hardback – 2013-03-26
    CRC Press

  • Superconductivity Revisited

    By Ralph Dougherty, J. Daniel Kimel

    While the macroscopic phenomenon of superconductivity is well known and in practical use worldwide, the current theoretical paradigm for superconductivity suffers from a number of limitations. For example, there is no currently accepted theoretical explanation for the pattern of superconductor…

    Hardback – 2012-11-25
    CRC Press

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