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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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The History of Metals in America

Published: 2018
Authors: Charles R. Simcoe

This book chronicles the development of metals as both an industrial activity and a science. Progress involving structural metals made possible the air, land, sea, and space travel of today, skyscrapers reaching over 100 stories high, and many other engineering accomplishments that continue to shape modern society. Readers will embark on a fascinating journey through the evolution of metals and metallurgy from the beginning of iron production in colonial times with the first iron plant in 1645 to the prevailing metals of the 21st century. Charles R. Simcoe wrote more than 40 articles for ASM International’s Advanced Materials & Processes magazine, including a monthly series entitled “Metallurgy Lane,” which became the basis for this book.

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Failure Investigation of Boiler Tubes: A Comprehensive Approach

Published: 2018
Authors: Paresh Haribhakti, P.B. Joshi, and Rajendra Kumar

Failures or forced shutdowns in power plants are often due to boilers, and particularly failure of boiler tubes. This comprehensive resource deals with the subject of failure investigation of boiler tubes from basic fundamentals to practical applications.

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Selected Values of the Crystallographic Properties of the Elements

Published: 2018
Authors: John W. Arblaster

This reference book presents a unique and comprehensive review of the crystallographic properties of all the elements and will be a valuable resource for metallurgists and crytallographers. The crystallographic properties are evaluated at ambient pressure in order to provide a base line for high pressure studies. Lattice parameters of the elements are presented as a function of temperature and related properties such as thermal expansion coefficients, molar volumes, and densities are provided. Special attention is given to ensure that the selected values correspond to the latest values of atomic weights and the fundamental constants.

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Metalworking Fluids, Third Edition

Published: 2017

This revised and expanded Third Edition contains 21 chapters summarizing the latest thinking on various technologies relating to metalworking fluid development, laboratory evaluation, metallurgy, industrial application, fluid maintenance, recycling, waste treatment, health, government regulations, and cost/benefit analysis.

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Trends in Welding Research: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference (June 1–6, 2008, Pine Mountain, Georgia)

Published: 2009

Price: $49.00 Member Price: $39.00

The Trends conference attracts the world’s leading welding researchers.

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Trends in Welding Research 2005: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference

Published: 2006

Price: $49.00 Member Price: $39.00

The many papers presented in this volume present an integrated approach to welding disciplines -- including the basic sciences of physics, chemistry, and mathematics, along with computer science and mechanical and electrical engineering — to provide fundamental understanding of the complete welding process. Features extensive coverage of friction stir welding technology advances.

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Thermal Spray 2007: Global Coating Solutions: Proceedings of the International Thermal Spray Conference, Beijing, China, May 14–16, 2007

Published: 2007

This expanded special issue of the Journal of Thermal Spray Technology features more than 50 peer-reviewed and edited contributions based on papers presented at ITSC 2007. Included is a CD containing the full conference proceedings—more than 250 papers in all.

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High Performance Polymers

Published: 2008
Authors: J.K. Fink

Price: $99.00

Approaching the material from a chemistry and engineering perspective, High Performance Polymers presents the most reliable and current data available about state-of-the-art polymerization, fabrication, and application methods of high-performance industrial polymers.

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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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