Castings Practice

Castings Practice

The Ten Rules of Castings

1st Edition - April 16, 2004

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  • Author: John Campbell
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476414

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Each chapter of Professor Cambell's new book Castings Practice will take a look at one of his 10 rules. It is to be expected that the Rules wil one day be taken as an outline or blueprint for an international specification on the methods for making reliable castings.John Cambell has over two decades of experience in the casting industry and is the author of over 40 technical papers and patents. He has become well-known in the foundry industry as the originator of the Cosworth casting process, which is becoming accepted throughout the world as a new production process for the casting of cylinder heads and blocks. He is now Federal Mogul Professor of Casting Technology at the University of Birmingham.

Key Features

* Must-follow rules of castings, from one of the world's leading experts
* Companion volume to the renowned book 'Castings'
* Accessible and direct, provides essential information for students of metallurgy and foundry professionals alike

Readership

Students of Metallurgy and Materials Science; Metallurgists; Materials engineers; Foundry engineers; Designers of cast metal products.

Table of Contents

  • The liquid metal defects; Random defects due to liquid surface damage; Geometric defects due to liquid arrest; Bubble damage: Core outgassing damage: Shrinkage damage; Convection damage; Segregation damage; Residual stresss; Location points.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 224
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2004
  • Published: April 16, 2004
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476414

About the Author

John Campbell

John Campbell
John Campbell OBE is a leading international figure in the castings industry, with over four decades of experience. He is the originator of the Cosworth Casting Process, the pre-eminent production process for automobile cylinder heads and blocks. He is also co-inventor of both the Baxi Casting Process (now owned by Alcoa) developed in the UK, and the newly emerging Alotech Casting Process in the USA. He is Professor Emeritus of Casting Technology at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Casting Technology, University of Birmingham, UK

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