Wire Technology: Process Engineering And Metallurgy by Roger N. Wright

Wire Technology: Process Engineering And Metallurgy

byRoger N. WrightEditorRoger N. Wright

Hardcover | January 21, 2016

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Wire Technology: Process Engineering and Metallurgy, Second Edition,covers new developments in high-speed equipment and the drawing of ultra-high strength steels, along with new computer-based design and analysis software and techniques, including Finite Element Analysis.

In addition, the author shares his design and risk prediction calculations, as well as several new case studies. New and extended sections cover measurement and instrumentation, die temperature and cooling, multiwire drawing, and high strength steel wire.

Coverage of process economics has been greatly enhanced, including an exploration of product yields and cost analysis, as has the coverage of sustainability aspects such as energy use and recycling. As with the first edition, questions and problems are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce key concepts.



  • Written by an internationally-recognized specialist in wire drawing with extensive academic and industry experience
  • Provides real-world examples, problems, and case studies that allow engineers to easily apply the theory to their workplace, thus improving productivity and process efficiency
  • Covers both ferrous and non-ferrous metals in one volume

About The Author

Roger N. Wright, Professor Emeritus, School of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has contributed broadly to the literature in the areas of metallurgy and metals processing, and is active as a short-course lecturer and consultant. Prior to joining Rensselaer, he was a senior staff member at Westinghouse Research Laboratorie...

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Title:Wire Technology: Process Engineering And MetallurgyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:340 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 21, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128026502

ISBN - 13:9780128026502

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
1. The General Idea
2. A Brief History of Technology
3. Twentieth Century Equipment Concepts
4. Basic Engineering Variables Pertinent to Drawing
5. Basic Drawing Mechanics
6. Drawing Temperature
7. Drawing Speed
8. Friction, Lubrication, and Surface Quality
9. Drawing Die and Pass Schedule Design
10. Shaped Dies and Roller Dies
11. Mechanical Properties of Wire and Related Testing
12. Drawability and Breaks
13. Relevant Aspects of Copper and Copper Alloy Metallurgy
14. Relevant Aspects of Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Metallurgy
15. Other Metallurgical Systems for Wire Technology
16. Wire Coatings
17. Redraw Rod Production
18. Wire Forming
19. Physical Properties
20. Current and Near-Term Developments
References
List of Symbols
Selected Formulae
Index