Materials Science

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Superalloys: Analysis and Control of Failure Process

1st Edition

Nataliya V. Kazantseva, Natalia N. Stepanova, Mikhail B. Rigmant
December 14, 2018

Superalloys form a class of the structural materials for high-temperature applications. Nickel superalloys are extensively used in the high-temperature components of gas turbines due to their excellent creep, fatigue, and corrosion resistance at elevated temperatures. These materials are considered...

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

1st Edition

George E. Totten, Murat Tiryakioglu, Olaf Kessler
November 16, 2018

This encyclopedia, written by authoritative experts under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories, and industry, is a comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of metallurgical science and engineering of aluminum and its alloys. Topics...

Theory and Technology of Sheet Rolling: Numerical Analysis and Applications

1st Edition

V.L. Mazur, O. V. Nogovitsyn
November 07, 2018

Despite significant advances in technology and equipment for rolled steel, the computerization of production processes and the steady increase in production of sheet steel, recent scientific and technological achievements have not been compiled in the special literature and revealed to a wide range...

A Review of the Alumina/Ag-Cu-Ti Active Metal Brazing Process

1st Edition

Tahsin Ali Kassam
November 06, 2018

A Review of the Alumina/Ag-Cu-Ti Active Metal Brazing Process is based on the PhD thesis entitled "The Effects of Alumina Purity, Ticusil® Braze Preform Thickness and Post-grinding Heat Treatment, on the Microstructure, Mechanical and Nanomechanical Properties of Alumina-to-Alumina Brazed Joints"...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 27, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas...

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit
August 23, 2018

Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing...

Machining of Light Alloys: Aluminum, Titanium, and Magnesium

1st Edition

Diego Carou, J. Paulo Davim
August 14, 2018

Light alloys, including aluminum, magnesium, and titanium are used due to their low density which makes them well suited in the manufacturing process when reduction of weight is necessary. Aircrafts, cars, consumable goods, sports equipment, and motorsports applications to name just a few, are what...

Magnesium: From Resources to Production

1st Edition

Hussein K. Abdel-Aal
July 16, 2018

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in seawater. Extracting magnesium from seawater could reduce cost of this mineral, resulting in positive implications for industries that use it. This book addresses mineral process engineering with emphasis on magnesium and provides practicing...

Shape Memory Materials

1st Edition

Arun D I, Chakravarthy P, Arockia Kumar R, Santhosh B
May 08, 2018

This work addresses the basic principles, synthesis / fabrication and applications of smart materials, specifically shape memory materials. Based on origin, the mechanisms of transformations vary in different shape memory materials and are discussed in different chapters under titles of shape...

Friction Based Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Principles for Building in Solid State, Benefits, Limitations, and Applications

1st Edition

Sandeep Rathee, Manu Srivastava, Sachin Maheshwari, T.K. Kundra, Arshad Noor Siddiquee
April 13, 2018

Currently, most of the major commercial metal additive manufacturing (MAM) techniques rely on liquid phase processing. The liquid to solid phase transformations in these techniques results in microstructural issues and defects which in turn tantamount to inferior properties of fabricated build....

Gold Metallurgy and the Environment

1st Edition

Sadia Ilyas, Jae-chun Lee
March 02, 2018

This book gives an overview of all the gold extraction processes along with their mechanistic study and environmental impact. Different approaches in gold extraction are discussed including traditional pyrometallurgy, amalgamation, leaching by cyanide or non-cyanide lixiviants and emerging...

Corrosion Science and Technology

3rd Edition

David E.J. Talbot, James D.R. Talbot
February 06, 2018

Twenty years after its first publication, Corrosion Science and Technology continues to be a relevant practical guide for students and professionals interested in material science. This Third Edition thoroughly covers the basic principles of corrosion science in the same reader-friendly manner that...