Introduction to Steels: Processing, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition

P.C. Angelo, B. Ravisankar

CRC Press
Published April 23, 2019
Reference - 154 Pages - 39 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138389991 - CAT# K399517

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The book briefly describes the structure, properties and applications of various grades of steel, primarily aimed at non-metallurgical students from other engineering streams. The book consists of nine chapters covering most of the important types of steels and their physical metallurgy, microstructure and engineering applications including iron-carbon diagram, heat treatment, surface hardening methods, effect of alloying, specific applications, selection of materials, case studies and so forth. The book also contains subjective and objective questions aimed at exam preparation.

Key Features

  • Exclusive title aimed at introduction to steels for non-metallurgy audience
  • Includes microstructure, composition, and properties of all the most commonly used steels
  • Describes the heat treatments and the required alloying additions to process steel for the intended applications
  • Discusses effects of alloying elements on steel
  • Explores development of steels for specialized areas such as the automobile, aerospace, and nuclear industries


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