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ASM Ready Reference: Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Metals

Reduced price! List price was $196. Save $97! A speedy source for qualified electrical and magnetic property data for metals. KEY FEATURES: The data tables are arranged by material hierarchy. Values are given for both low and high temperatures.

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Fire Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys and Measuring the Effects of Fire Exposure on the Properties of Aluminum Alloys

Published: 2016
Authors: J. Gilbert Kaufman

This book contains valuable information about the fire resistance of aluminum and aluminum alloys including what occurs when aluminum is in a fire and how the effects of fire damage are evaluated. All aspects of aluminum's fire resistance are described, and reliable methods to estimate the extent of damage resulting from exposure to fire are presented, most notably the relationship between hardness and electrical conductivity with strength.

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Life Lessons of a Failure Analyst

Published: March 31, 2016
Authors: McIntyre R. Louthan, Jr.

This book is a compilation of 45 editorials written by Dr. McIntyre R. Louthan, Jr., former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention. The editorials focus on learning good communication skills, leadership, and strength in character from a seasoned failure analysis professional, presented through entertaining personal stories.

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Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products

Published: 2015
Authors: Dirk Lukowsky

The book provides an in-depth look at the various common causes of damage to wood and wood-based materials, including surface and coating damage by chemical influences, damage linked to design and conditions of use, and material characteristics, and offers analytical methods that can in many cases be carried out locally.

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Corrosion in the Petrochemical Industry, Second Edition

Published: 2015

A comprehensive guide to understanding and preventing corrosion in the petrochemical industry. Written for engineers, production managers and technicians, this book explains how to select the best material for a corrosion-sensitive petrochemical application, and how to choose among various prevention methods.

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Mechanical Wear Fundamentals and Testing, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

Published: July 06, 2015
Authors: Lynn Faulkner, Raymond G. Bayer

Including new information on wear maps and micro- and macrotribology, this Second Edition: Illustrates the selection and utilization of wear tests in engineering situations using examples from various engineering organizations Provides an overview of generic wear phenomena and behavior, including fundamental models for different wear mechanisms Introduces a methodology devised by the author ...

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Understanding How Components Fail, 3rd Edition

Published: November 30, 2013
Authors: Donald J. Wulpi

One of the first books new engineers and technicians should read. The third edition of the perennial best seller preserves the core of the previous editions, focusing on the metallurgical and materials evaluation for failure mode identification. Comprehensive information covering the basic principles and practices are clearly explained.

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Inspection of Metals: Understanding the Basics

Published: April 30, 2013

Inspection of Metals: Understanding the Basics covers the process and technology of inspecting metal parts, with emphasis on final part inspection at the manufacturing facility or on receipt at the user's facility.

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Friction, Wear, and Erosion Atlas

Published: 2013
Authors: Kenneth G. Budinski

Containing nearly 300 photos of component failures, macro- and micrographs of surface damage, and schematics on material removal mechanisms collected over 50 years of tribology consulting and research, Friction, Wear, and Erosion Atlas is a must-have quick reference for tribology professionals and laymen alike. Complete with detailed explanations of every friction, wear, and erosion process, the atlas' catalog of images is supported by a wealth of practical guidance

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Fatigue and Fracture: Understanding the Basics

Published: 2012

This book emphasizes the physical and practical aspects of fatigue and fracture. It covers mechanical properties of materials, differences between ductile and brittle fractures, fracture mechanics, the basics of fatigue, structural joints, high temperature failures, wear, environmentally-induced failures, and steps in the failure analysis process.

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