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When you need a reputable materials reference book, look no further than ASM technical books. The ASM book collection contains hundreds of titles across all fields of materials science from respected experts in the field. Browse through the ASM collection to find exactly what you need for your research, for curiosity, or to add to a library collection.   

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Manual de Defectos de Fundicion: Aleaciones Ferrosas (Casting Defects Handbook: Iron & Steel — Spanish Translation)

Published: 2017

This translation of the American Foundry Society’s bestselling Casting Defects Handbook: Iron & Steel contains the same information that is found in the English edition. This is the guide for in-plant use by quality assurance, inspection and other key personnel. The text is formatted in an easy-to-use outline style supplemented with figures illustrating actual casting defects.

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Aluminum Casting Technology, Third Edition

Published: 2017
Authors: David Neff

“Aluminum Casting Technology,” has become one of the key resources for aluminum metalcasting personnel throughout the world. This updated reference book is perfect for today’s aluminum metalcasting personnel as an important addition to their technical library, office, or lab environment. The new third edition builds on the previous volume, but with many upgrades and additions. Several core chapters have been extensively augmented with new material and the most notable changes are in the creation of five new chapters.

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Tool Steels: Properties and Performance

Published: 2016

This handy book provides a single, up-to-date source of information for increasing the life of tool steels through optimized design and manufacturing. Supplying a solid understanding of the metallurgy involved, the text explains how material compositions, manufacturing processes, heat treatments, surface hardening techniques, and coatings affect tool steel properties, grades, and performance. It also explores real-life case studies and failure analyses, offering examples of die-life parameters and hints for modifying tool steels and heat treatments during cutting or forming processes.

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Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition

Published: 2011

Updated to include recent results from intensive worldwide research efforts in materials science, surface science, and corrosion science, Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition explores the latest advances in corrosion and protection mechanisms. It presents a detailed account of the chemical and electrochemical surface reactions that govern corrosion as well as the link between microscopic forces and macroscopic behavior.

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Additive Manufacturing Handbook: Product Development for the Defense Industry

Published: 2017

Additive Manufacturing Handbook focuses on product design for the defense industry, which affects virtually every other industry. Thus, the handbook provides a wide range of benefits to all segments of business, industry, and government.

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Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition

Published: 2012
Authors: Chuck Hellier

Fully revised to cover the latest nondestructive testing (NDT) procedures, this practical resource reviews established and emerging methods for examining materials without destroying them or altering their structure. Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, Second Edition offers in-depth details on the background, benefits, limitations, and applications of each method. The book provides advice on how to interpret results and formulate accurate decisions based on your findings.

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Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals, Fifth Edition

Published: 2017
Authors: I. Polmear, D. St. John, J.-Feng, N.M. Qian

Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals, Fifth Edition, covers the materials science, properties, manufacturing processes, and applications of key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. As use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, with routine use in motor vehicles and aircraft, this book includes materials characteristics and applications, heat treatment properties, fabrication, microstructure/property relationships, new applications, and processes.

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Handbook of Induction Heating, Second Edition

Published: 2017

The second edition of the Handbook of Induction Heating reflects the number of substantial advances that have taken place over the last decade in theory, computer modeling, semi-conductor power supplies, and process technology of induction heating and induction heat treating. This edition continues to be a synthesis of information, discoveries, and technical insights that have been accumulated at Inductoheat Inc. (Softcover)

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Handbook of Induction Heating, Second Edition

Published: 2017

The second edition of the Handbook of Induction Heating reflects the number of substantial advances that have taken place over the last decade in theory, computer modeling, semi-conductor power supplies, and process technology of induction heating and induction heat treating. This edition continues to be a synthesis of information, discoveries, and technical insights that have been accumulated at Inductoheat Inc. (Hardcover)

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Immortal Mentor: A Warm and Inspirational Biography of Y. Austin Chang

Published: 2017
Authors: Alexandra Chiang

This biography of Y. Austin Chang is an English translation of the Chinese book, A Person Having Stories—Academician Yong-Shan Chang, copyright 2016 by National Tsin Hua University, Taiwan. His life, from a boy in war-torn China, to receiving international recognition as a scientist, is told in this book. The reader gets to know Austin, professionally and personally, and learns his perspective on life and science that will leave an indelible impression on them.

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