Comprehensive Materials Processing

1st Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780080965321
eBook ISBN: 9780080965338
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 20th May 2014
Page Count: 5634
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Comprehensive Materials Processing provides students and professionals with a one-stop resource consolidating and enhancing the literature of the materials processing and manufacturing universe. It provides authoritative analysis of all processes, technologies, and techniques for converting industrial materials from a raw state into finished parts or products. Assisting scientists and engineers in the selection, design, and use of materials, whether in the lab or in industry, it matches the adaptive complexity of emergent materials and processing technologies. Extensive traditional article-level academic discussion of core theories and applications is supplemented by applied case studies and advanced multimedia features. Coverage encompasses the general categories of solidification, powder, deposition, and deformation processing, and includes discussion on plant and tool design, analysis and characterization of processing techniques, high-temperatures studies, and the influence of process scale on component characteristics and behavior.

Key Features

  • Authored and reviewed by world-class academic and industrial specialists in each subject field
  • Practical tools such as integrated case studies, user-defined process schemata, and multimedia modeling and functionality
  • Maximizes research efficiency by collating the most important and established information in one place with integrated applets linking to relevant outside sources


Undergraduate (BEng / BSci), Masters (MEng / MSci), Doctoral (PhD) students within, or faculty leading, research in Industrial engineering, materials science, interdisciplinary research, engineering technology, manufacturing and processing and design-related mechanical engineering, including aeronautical and automotive engineering; process, product and industrial design

Table of Contents

  • Editor-In-Chief
  • Editorial Board
  • Preface
  • Notes on the Subject Index
  • Volume 1: Assessing Properties of Conventional and Specialized Materials

    • 1.01. Introduction to Assessing Properties of Conventional and Specialized Materials

      • Abstract
    • 1.02. Techniques for Assessing the Properties of Advanced Ceramic Materials

      • Abstract
      • 1.02.1 Introduction
      • 1.02.2 Evaluation of Microstructural, Chemical, and Physical Properties
      • 1.02.3 Evaluation of Mechanical Properties
      • 1.02.4 Evaluation of Tribological Properties
      • 1.02.5 Evaluation of Thermal Properties
      • 1.02.6 Evaluation of Electrical and Magnetic Properties
      • 1.02.7 Evaluation of Optical Properties
      • 1.02.8 Evaluation of Nuclear Properties
      • 1.02.9 Evaluation of Biomedical Properties
      • 1.02.10 Conclusions and Future Outlook
      • References
    • 1.03. Testing of Polymeric Materials

      • Abstract
      • 1.03.1 Introduction
      • 1.03.2 Polymeric Materials
      • 1.03.3 Characterization of Basic Physical Properties
      • 1.03.4 Polymer Rheology
      • 1.03.5 Solid-State Mechanical Properties
      • 1.03.6 Fracture and Impact Testing
      • 1.03.7 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites (FRPs)
      • 1.03.8 Environmental Testing
      • 1.03.9 Conclusions
      • References
    • 1.04. Stress-Based Forming Limit Curves

      • Abstract
      • 1.04.1 Introduction
      • 1.04.2 Strain-Based Forming Limit Criteria
      • 1.04.3 Stress-Based Forming Limit Criteria
      • 1.04.4 Summary and Conclusions
      • References
    • 1.05. Sheet Bulge Testing

      • Abstract
      • 1.05.1 Introduction
      • 1.05.2 Bulge Test Equipment and Specimens
      • 1.05.3 Measurement Equipment
      • 1.05.4 Stress–Strain Curve Calculation
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