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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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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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Metallography of Steels: Interpretation of Structure and the Effects of Processing

Published: 2018
Authors: Hubertus Colpaert

This book is a combination of a metallographic atlas for steels and cast irons and an introductory textbook covering the fundamentals of phase transformations and heat treatment of these materials. Every important stage of processing, from casting to cold working is clearly discussed and copiously illustrated with metallographs that show the obtained structures, both desired and those achieved when deviations occur. A valuable companion even for experienced steel practitioners.

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Engineering Properties of Magnesium Alloys

Published: 2017

This book is written for engineers, scientists, teachers, and students engaged in the design process of material selection and material elimination. While focused on mechanical properties for structural design, the physical properties that are germane to corrosion behavior and electrical applications are represented. Datasheets for individual magnesium alloys provide a handy quick reference to specific properties and performance. Topics such as the alloy designation system and product forms are addressed.

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Vacuum Heat Treatment: Applications, Equipment, and Operation, Volume II

Published: 2016
Authors: Daniel H. Herring

Volume II covers new topics and expands on those already discussed in Volume I, making this two-volume series the comprehensive resource on the subject of vacuum heat treatment. This book provides readers with a wide range of useful information both from a practical and technical standpoint on the subject. Readers will be able to make better and more informed decisions about their equipment, process, and service needs.

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Solidification, Second Edition

Published: 2017
Authors: Jonathan Dantzig, Michel Rappaz

Since the 1980s, numerous fundamental developments in the understanding of solidification processes and microstructure formation have come from both analytical theories and the application of computational techniques using commonly available powerful computers. This book integrates these developments in a comprehensive volume that also presents and places them in the context of more classical theories.

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Engineering Design for Wear, Second Edition

Published: 2004
Authors: Raymond G. Bayer

A modern presentation of approaches to wear design, this significantly revised and expanded second edition offers methods suited for meeting specific wear performance requirements, numerous design studies highlighting strategies for use with different tribological elements and mechanical systems, proven tactics for resolving wear-related problems, and a plethora of real-world case studies.

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Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability

Published: 2006
Authors: Neville W. Sachs

Component failures result from a combination of factors involving materials science, mechanics, thermodynamics, corrosion, and tribology. With the right guidance, you don't have to be an authority in all of these areas to become skilled at diagnosing and preventing failures. Based on the author's more than thirty years of experience, Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability is a down-to-earth guide to improving machinery maintenance and reliability.

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Transformations: Selected Works of G.B. Olson on Materials, Microstructure, and Design

Published: 2017

ASM International and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) have collaborated to present a collection of the selected works of Dr. Greg B. Olson in honor of his 70th birthday in 2017.

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Casting Copper-Base Alloys, 3rd Edition

Published: 2016

The original contributors to the second edition of Casting Copper-Base Alloys felt that it was time to update several key chapters and also add a new chapter (Copper Alloys for Special Applications) that deals with the issues that impact the copper industry in the future, specifically copper's antimicrobial properties. Thus, the third edition of the Casting Copper-Base Alloys was published.

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Surface Engineering for Corrosion and Wear Resistance eBook

Published: 2001

A practical guide to help engineers and designers select the best possible surface treatments for corrosion and wear control.

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