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Metallurgy Fundamentals: Teaching Package Text / Edition 2

Metallurgy Fundamentals: Teaching Package Text / Edition 2

by Daniel A. Brandt, J. C. Warner


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Metallurgy Fundamentals provides instruction and information on the basic principles of metallurgy. It explores the reasons for the strange ways that metals behave when they are heated and cooled. It explains why the strength and hardness of metal changes after being heated and cooled in certain ways. A knowledge of these principles and characteristics is invaluable to any person who plans to deal with metals as a future vocation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590703458
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Section 1Introduction to Metallurgy
Chapter 1Practical Applications of Metallurgy9
Metallurgy and Metallurgists9
Practical Examples of Metallurgy in Modern Industry10
Why Study Metallurgy?12
Chapter 2Metallurgical and Chemical Terminology13
Basic Structure of Matter13
Applying Chemical Terms to Steel19
Section 2Properties of Metals
Chapter 3Hardness21
What is Hardness?21
Hardness Testing Methods23
Comparing Hardness Testing Methods40
Chapter 4Material Properties47
Mechanical Properties47
Chemical Properties59
Electrical Properties60
Magnetic Properties61
Thermal Properties61
Comparison Charts of Metal Properties65
Section 3Ferrous Metallurgy
Chapter 5What is Steel?69
Composition of Steel69
Steel Numbering System69
Comparing Steel and Iron70
Alloying Elements71
Types of Steel72
Cast Iron81
Wrought Iron86
Chapter 6Manufacture of Iron and Steel89
The Steel-Making Process89
Iron Ore91
Blast Furnace93
Steel-Making Furnaces98
Processing the Ingots105
Continuous Casting111
Manufacture of Cast Iron113
Pollution Control117
Chapter 7Crystal Structure119
Space Lattice120
Transformation Temperatures123
Crystal Growth124
Chapter 8Failure and Deformation of Metal129
Ductility and Brittleness129
Work Hardening135
Chapter 9Iron-Carbon Phase Diagram137
Structural Forms of Steel137
Iron-Carbon Phase Diagram139
Temperature Change and Mechanical Properties147
Chapter 10Microstructural Analysis153
Microscopic Appearances153
Sample Preparation Procedure158
Chapter 11Heat Treating and Quenching163
Heat Treating163
Quenching Mediums and Techniques167
Summary of Quenching Methods169
Practical Techniques Used in Quenching171
Chapter 12Annealing and Normalizing177
Overview of Annealing and Normalizing177
Purposes for Annealing and Normalizing178
Types of Annealing179
Comparing Annealing, Normalizing, and Quenching184
Chapter 13Isothermal Transformation Diagrams187
Introduction to Isothermal Transformation Diagrams187
Using I-T Diagrams190
Industrial I-T Diagrams195
Plotting I-T Diagrams197
Comparing Isothermal Transformations198
Chapter 14Tempering209
Introduction to Tempering209
Special Types of Tempering211
Comparing Heat-Treating Methods216
Chapter 15Surface Hardening219
Introduction to Surface Hardening219
Basic Surface-Hardening Methods221
Surface-Hardening Processes222
Section 4Nonferrous Metallurgy
Chapter 16Processing Nonferrous Metals235
Introduction to Nonferrous Metallurgy235
Atomic Structure of Metals236
Cold Working239
Precipitation Hardening242
Chapter 17Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys249
Manufacturing Aluminum249
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Classifications251
Applications of Aluminum252
Changing the Properties of Aluminum254
Chapter 18Copper, Bronze, and Brass259
Manufacture of Copper259
Copper and Copper Alloy Designations261
Changing the Properties of Copper261
Chapter 19Magnesium, Zinc, Tin, and Speciality Metals267
Nickel and Nickel Alloys277
Intermetallic Compounds283

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