Thermo-Mechanical Processing of Metallic Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080444970, 9780080544489

Thermo-Mechanical Processing of Metallic Materials, Volume 11

1st Edition

Authors: Bert Verlinden Julian Driver Indradev Samajdar Roger Doherty
eBook ISBN: 9780080544489
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080444970
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 7th June 2007
Page Count: 560
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Table of Contents

Part I: Science

  1. General introduction
  2. Microstructure and Properties
  3. Plasticity
  4. Work hardening – Mechanisms and theories
  5. Softening mechanisms
  6. Alternative deformation mechanisms
  7. Phase transformations during thermo-mechanical processing
  8. Textural developments during thermo-mechanical processing
  9. Residual stress
  10. Modelling of texture and microstructural evolution Part II: Technology
  11. Forming Techniques
  12. Defects in TMP
  13. Physical Simulation of PropertiesPart III: Case Studies
  14. Thermo-mechanical processing of aluminium alloys
  15. Thermo-mechanical processing of steel tyres
  16. Thermo-mechanical processing of hexagonal alloys
  17. New Technologies


Modern metallic materials are used extensively in a wide variety of applications, some of which are quite obvious (vehicles, cables, buildings and packaging) and others perhaps less so as in the critical structures of planes, skyscrapers, micro-electronic devises, nuclear and other energy plants. Many of the alloys used for these applications have undergone major transformations over the last 20 years. These transformations have been implemented to improve the material performances at minimum cost to the user. In many cases, if not most, they have resulted from advances in Thermo-Mechanical Processing – the set of operations by which basic materials are transformed into high quality components.

Divided into three sections, the first section covers the microstructural science base of the subject, including the microstructure determined mechanical properties of metals. The second section deals with the current mechanical technology of plastic forming of metals. The concluding section illustrates the interaction of the first two disciplines in a series of case studies of successful current TMP processing and also looks ahead to possible new developments in the field.

This book aims to fill this gap between two scientific approaches and illustrate also their successful linkage by the use of suitable modern case studies.

Key Features

  • Covers both physical metallurgy and metals processing
  • Links basic science to real everyday applications
  • Written by four internationally-known experts in the field


Graduate students and professionals in Materials Science and Engineering


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About the Authors

Bert Verlinden Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Julian Driver Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Materials Centre, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France

Indradev Samajdar Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India

Roger Doherty Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA