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Dictionary of Metallurgy - Colin D. Brown

Dictionary of Metallurgy

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Published: 6th November 1997
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A comprehensive dictionary on the science and technology of metallurgy, which impacts on many areas of modern life, and includes relevant areas of associated subjects such as welding and engineering. It will appeal to a wide range of readers including practitioners and students of metallurgy and other technologies as well as non-technical professionals.<br> <br> The format also allows the reader to obtain a simple definition of the term in question whilst giving a more detailed explanation, including, where appropriate, the introduction of related topics and comment on the usage of the term.<br> <br> There are illustrations for many of the entries and thirteen tables to provide a summary of the properties of metals, alloys and non-metallic materials; conversion charts for various units of strength and hardness.

Full alphabetical listing of terms used in metallurgy; tables: carbon steels; carbon manganese steels; alloy steels for engineering applications; steels for high temperature applications; stainless steel; cast irons; aluminium and its alloys; copper and its alloys including brasses and bronzes; magnesium and its alloys; nickel and its alloys; tin and its alloys; titanium and its alloys; zinc and its alloys; non-metallic materials; physical properties of elements; periodic table; strength hardness conversions; useful conversion factors; Greek characters.

ISBN: 9780471961550
ISBN-10: 0471961558
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 6th November 1997
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.8  x 2.3
Edition Number: 1