Light Alloys: Metallurgy Of The Light Metals

Hardcover | February 10, 2017

byIan Polmear, David St. John, Jian-feng Nie

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Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals, Fifth Edition, covers the materials science, properties, manufacturing processes, and applications of key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. As use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, with routine use in motor vehicles and aircraft, this book includes materials characteristics and applications, heat treatment properties, fabrication, microstructure/property relationships, new applications, and processes. Provides a definitive, single volume overview on the light alloys Presents new material on the processing, characteristics, and applications of these essential metals Covers the latest applications and processes in the auto and aero industries

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Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals, Fifth Edition, covers the materials science, properties, manufacturing processes, and applications of key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. As use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, with routine use in motor vehicles and aircraft, this book includes m...

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Recent years have seen significant advances in the processing and use of light alloys, in particular in the aeronautical and automotive industries, along with advances in modelling techniques, casting and fabricating technologies and environmental issues. Fully updated to cover all of these developments, the new edition is focused on t...

After a career in industry that included serving as Principal Research Scientist and Leader of the Aircraft Materials Group at Australia's Aeronautical Research Laboratories, Dr. Polmear moved to academia where he became Chairman of the Department of Materials Science at Monash University as well as a founding member of the Department ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 10, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Table of Contents

The light metals
Physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys
Wrought aluminum alloys
Cast aluminum alloys
Magnesium alloys
Titanium alloys
New materials and processing methods