Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys To Nanocrystals

Other | November 1, 2005

byPolmear, Ian, Ian Polmear

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The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. Use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, and they are routinely found in motor vehicles and aircraft. New material includes materials characteristics and applications; heat treatment properties; fabrication; microstructure/property relationships; new applications and processes.

* The definitive single volume overview
* New material on processing, characteristics and applications of these essential metals
* Covers the latest applications and processes in the auto and aero industries

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The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. Use of these metals is now more wides...

Professor StJohn is a graduate of The University of Queensland (UQ) with a BSc(Hons) and PhD in Physical Metallurgy. He has held appointments in Canada, RMIT University and CRA-Advanced Technical Development in Perth as well as a long association with UQ. From 1994 to 2008 he was with the CAST Cooperative Research Centre becoming CEO f...

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Format:OtherDimensions:416 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080496105

ISBN - 13:9780080496108

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Table of Contents

Preface; The light metals; Physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys; Wrought aluminum alloys; Cast aluminum alloys; Magnesium alloys; Titanium alloys; New materials and processing methods; Appendix; Index.