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Principles of Metal Refining : Oxford Science Publications - T. Abel Engh

Principles of Metal Refining

Oxford Science Publications

Hardcover Published: 12th November 1992
ISBN: 9780198563372
Number Of Pages: 504

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This book, intended for advanced graduate students of metallurgy, explains what happens in the critical period between extractive metallurgy and solidification and subsequent processing. An important point the book stresses is that the principles are the same in the treatment of various different metals. Someone concerned with the purification of one metal may learn from results and experiences gained on other metals and alloys. The specifics of metals such as iron and steel, aluminium, and copper are discussed in examples and in problems at the end of each chapter. The book is self-contained and covers the basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics required.

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'this volume has a good mixture of mathematical drivation and empirical discussion of refining practices ... the problems for each chapter have been developed with engineering practice in mind, in contrast to most other metallurgical textbooks ... The level of the material makes the book a valuable reference for practicing metallurgists as well as the advanced undergraduate or graduate student.' Mark E. Schlesinger, University of Missouri - Rolla, Journal of Metallurgy, September 1993

1: The effect of dissolved impurities and inclusions on the mechanical properties of metal products 2: Thermodynamics and transport properties 3: Properties of various metals, impurity content, and refining 4: Removal of dissolved impurity elements from molten metals 5: Removal of inclusions 6: Stainless steelmaking in converters 7: Mixing, mass transfer, and numerical models 8: Addition of alloy components 9: Solidification and refining 10: Refining and recycling metallurgy in the future Appendixes 1, 2, 3, and 4 Index.

ISBN: 9780198563372
ISBN-10: 019856337X
Series: Oxford Science Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 12th November 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.1  x 3.12
Weight (kg): 0.97

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