Modern Materials

Modern Materials

Advances in Development and Applications

1st Edition - January 1, 1964

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  • Editor: Bruce W. Gonser
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150507

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Modern Materials: Advances in Development and Applications, Volume 4 provides a comprehensive coverage of the developments, technical information, and utilization of new and improved materials. This volume covers the presentation of the properties and applications of materials required in moving parts. Chapters are devoted to the discussion of graphite, solid lubricants, plain bearings, high-strength, extra high-strength, and ultrahigh-strength steels, and the effects of radiation on materials. Materials engineers and engineers concerned with the building and design of mechanical equipments will find this book a valuable reference material.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors


    Contents of Volume 1

    Contents of Volume 2

    Contents of Volume 3

    Carbon and Graphite

    I. Introduction

    II. Physical Properties of Carbons and Graphites

    III. Applications

    IV. Recent Developments

    V. Conclusion


    Materials As Affected By Radiation

    I. Introduction

    II. Radiation Fundamentals

    III. Interaction of Radiation with Materials

    IV. Effects of Radiation on Materials

    V. Radiation Hazards and Personnel Safety

    VI. Conclusion


    Materials for Plain Bearings

    I. The Role of a Bearing Material

    II. Properties Required in Bearing Materials

    III. Selection Criteria

    IV. Whitemetal Alloys

    V. Copper-Base Alloys

    VI. Aluminum-Base Alloys

    VII. Other Materials for Lubricated Bearings

    VIII. Comparative Assessment of Lubricated Materials

    IX. Dry Bearings

    X. Conclusion


    Solid Lubricants

    I. Introduction

    II. Theory of Lubrication with Solid Lubricants

    HI. Resin-Bonded Solid Lubricants

    IV. Lubricating Plastics

    V. High-Temperature Bonded Films

    VI. Other Solid-Type Lubricants

    VII. Wear and Other Evaluation Techniques

    VIII. Environmental Effects

    IX. Current and Future Applications in Industry


    High-Strength Constructional Alloy Steels

    I. Introduction

    II. High-Strength Steels

    III. Extra-High-Strength Steels

    IV. Ultrahigh-Strength Steels

    Selected Bibliography

    Author Index

    Subject Index

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  • No. of pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1964
  • Published: January 1, 1964
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150507

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Bruce W. Gonser

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