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Microstructure of Steels and Cast Irons : Engineering Materials and Processes - Madeleine Durand-Charre

Microstructure of Steels and Cast Irons

Engineering Materials and Processes

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Published: 15th March 2004
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 The book comprises three parts. Part 1 gives a historical description of the development of ironworking techniques since the earliest times. Part 2 is the core of the book and deals with the metallurgical basis of microstructures, with four main themes: phase diagrams, solidification processes, diffusion, and solid state phase transformations. Part 3 begins by an introduction to steel design principles. It then goes on to consider the different categories of steels, placing emphasis on their specific microstructural features. Finally, a comprehensive reference list includes several hundred pertinent articles and books. The book is the work of a single author, thus ensuring uniformity and concision. It is intended for scientists, metallurgical engineers and senior technicians in research and development laboratories, design offices and quality departments, as well as for teachers and students in universities, technical colleges and other higher education establishments.

From iron to steel
Of swords and swordmaking
The principal phases in steels
The basic phase diagrams
The formation of solidification structures
Liquid solid structural transformations
Grains, grain boundaries and interfaces
Diffusion
The decomposition of austenite
The pearlite transformation
The martensite transformation
The bainite transformation
Precipitation
Steel Design
Solidification macrostructures
Macro- and microstructures of sintered powder products
Plain carbon and low alloy steels
Quench hardening steels
Stainless steels
Heat resisting steels and iron-containing superalloys
Cast irons
Appendices
References
Index
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ISBN: 9783540209638
ISBN-10: 3540209638
Series: Engineering Materials and Processes
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 406
Published: 15th March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.68