Web Content Display

View sample chapter

View Table of Contents

Google eBookGoogle eBook version

Email a friend

ASM Specialty Handbook: Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys

Editor: M. Avedesian and H. Baker   |   Hardcover   |   Product code: 06770G   |   ISBN: 978-0-87170-657-7

Classified as: Magnesium

Price: $307.00 Member Price: $231.00

This handbook is the most comprehensive collection of engineering information on this important structural material published in the last sixty years. Prepared with the participation of the International Magnesium Association, it presents the current industrial practices and provides information and data about the properties and performance of magnesium alloys. Covers the materials science and engineering of this important structural material, including processing, properties, and commercial uses.

Key features:

  • Covers all aspects of the technology
  • All the articles have been reviewed by experts from around the world
  • Comprehensive information on the lightest of all structural metals used in industries where weight is important for fuel economy and performance
  • Covers the new high-purity alloys developed for the die-casting field
  • New developments in die-casting, semisolid processing, surface treatment, and alloy specifications
  • Contains information adapted from ASM Handbooks and other authoritative sources combined with significant amounts of never-before-published information and data


  • Publisher: ASM International
  • Published: 1999
  • Pages: 350
  • ISBN: 978-0-87170-657-7