Smithells Metals Reference Book

Smithells Metals Reference Book

7th Edition - February 16, 1998

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  • Editors: E A Brandes, G B Brook
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080517308

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Reviews of previous editions:'A publication of no equal that has become an essential reference during its 35 years of publication' ASLIB Book List'All metallurgists will covet a copy of Smithells' Chemistry and Industry'(It) provides an invaluable reference source for all workers, libraries and research laboratories in the field of engineering and metallurgy' BNF AbstractSmithells is the only single volume that provides all the data and references needed by those practicing metallurgy. The seventh edition of this standard reference work for metallurgists includes important new chapters on powder metallurgy and superconductivity. All chapters have been thoroughly revised to bring them up to date with developments since the last edition in 1983. In all this is the most complete compendium of information for industrial and theoretical metallurgists, and it is now available in a more accessible format including current data to 1997.Also available is Smithells Light Metals Handbook (ISBN 0750636254).

Key Features

THE standard reference work for metallurgists
Contains all data for researchers and professional metallurgists
Fully updated to the latest revisions of international standards


Metallurgists and materials researchers in universities and industry.

Table of Contents

  • General physical and chemical constants; X-ray analysis of metallic material; Crystallography; Crystal chemistry; Metallurgically important minerals; Thermochemical data; Physical properties of molton salts; Metallography; Equilibrium diagrams; Gas-metal systems; Diffusion in metals; General physical properties; Elastic properties, damping capacity and shape memory alloys; Temperature measurement and thermoelectric properties; Radiating properties of metals; Electron emission; Electrical properties; Magnetic materials and their properties; Mechanical testing; Mechanical properties of metals and alloys; Sintered materials; Lubricants; Friction and wear; Casting alloys and foundry data; Engineering ceramics and refractory materials; Fuels; Heat treatment; Laser metal-working; Guide to corrosion control; Electroplating and metal finishing; Welding; Soldering and brazing; Vapor deposited coatings; Superplasticity; Metal-matrix composites.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1800
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2013
  • Published: February 16, 1998
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080517308

About the Editors

E A Brandes

G B Brook

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