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ASM Handbook Volume 20: Materials Selection and Design

Editor: George E. Dieter   |   Hardcover   |   Product code: 06481G   |   ISBN: 978-0-87170-386-6

Classified as: Industrial Design Material Selection

Price: $345.00 Member Price: $259.00

ASM Handbook, Volume 20 fills the need for a fundamental engineering reference work that bridges the gap between design and materials engineering. It is a comprehensive reference on the basic concepts, methodologies, and information sources dealing with materials selection and its integration with engineering design processes.

Contents include contributions from 100+ experts from industry and universities involved with design, materials selection, and manufacturing, lead by Volume Editor George E. Dieter, University of Maryland.

Volume Highlights

  • Discusses conceptual and configuration design of products and assemblies
  • Provides specific design/materials selection situations (such as designing for fatigue resistance, fracture toughness, corrosion and wear resistance, etc.)
  • Contains manufacturing aspects of design including effects of processing/manufacturing on materials and their influence on the design and materials selection process
  • Addresses metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites
  • Provides many case histories and examples


  • Publisher: ASM International
  • Published: 1997
  • Pages: 958
  • ISBN: 978-0-87170-386-6