Engineering Materials and Processes Desk Reference


  • Michael Ashby
  • Robert Messler
  • Rajiv Asthana
  • Edward Furlani
  • R. E. Smallman
  • A.H.W. Ngan
  • Russell J. Crawford
  • Nigel Mills

A one-stop desk reference, for engineers involved in the use of engineered materials across engineering and electronics, this book will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. Material ranges from basic to advanced topics, including materials and process selection and explanations of properties of metals, ceramics, plastics and composites.
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Professional engineers and technicians/technologists in manufacturing, applied materials, materials science, industrial arts, and engineering technology


Book information

  • Published: January 2009
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-586-9

Table of Contents

Introduction to engineering materials; Science of materials behaviour; Materials selection; Processes and process selection; Introduction to metals; Metal structures; Equilibrium constitution and phase diagrams; Physical properties of metals; Mechanical properties of metals; Light alloys; Introduction to plastics; General properties of plastics; Processing of plastics; Ceramics and glasses; Magnetic materialsNanomaterials; Joining materials