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Stainless Steels for Design Engineers

Author: Michael F. McGuire   |   Hardcover   |   Product code: 05231G   |   ISBN: 978-0-87170-717-8

Classified as: Stainless Steels

Price: $187.00 Member Price: $135.00

This book gives engineers and designers a valuable guide on stainless steels and how to use them.Easy to read, this helpful technical guide is for anyone who designs or builds with stainless steels. Loaded with property data, it is an important resource for designers and engineers selecting and specifying stainless steels, whether they are first-time users or experienced designers working with new steel types or on new applications.


Main Features

  • Detailed overviews of the five families of stainless steels including newest alloys offered in the marketplace. Covers chemistry, structure, alloying, corrosion resistance, and engineering properties.
  • Processing chapters explain effect of common manufacturing processes on stainless steel properties.
  • Thorough coverage of corrosion.
  • Engineering property date throughout.
  • In depth chapters on major applications for stainless steels.
  • Comprehensive alloy composition tables in appendix.
  • FREE access to Thermo-Calc┬« Software for 3 element phase diagram simulation.


About the Author(s) or Editor(s)
Michael F. McGuire, Ph.D. is a consultant with extensive steel industry experience in executive and manufacturing research positions. As Vice President of Technology at J & L Specialty Steel, he was responsible for developing new markets for stainless steels especially in the architecture and household appliance segments. During his tenures at J & L Specialty Steel, LTV Steel, and Gould, Inc., he led projects for improving manufacturing processes and has numerous patents. He is a leading expert on stress corrosion cracking and hydrogen embrittlement, areas he continues to research as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. McGuire moderates an online forum on stainless steels at
Dr. McGuire is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (M.S., Ph.D. Metallurgy and M.S. Management) and the University of Notre Dame (B.S. Metallurgy).

  • Publisher: ASM International
  • Published: 2008
  • Pages: 296
  • ISBN: 978-0-87170-717-8