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Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition / Edition 3

Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Mahi Sahoo, Sam Sahu
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Written by prominent industry experts, Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition, addresses the latest advances in the field such as melting, casting processes, sand systems, alloy development, heat treatment, and processing technologies. New chapters cover solidificationmodeling, casting defects, and zinc and zinc alloys. Detailed photographs, illustrations, tables, and equations are included throughout. Ideal for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science as well as foundry industry professionals, this authoritative guide provides all of the information needed to produce premium-quality castings.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Patterns
  • Casting processes
  • Solidification of metals and alloys
  • Gating and risering of castings
  • Casting process simulation
  • Aluminum and aluminum alloys
  • Copper and copper alloys
  • Magnesium and magnesium alloys
  • Zinc and zinc alloys
  • Cast irons
  • Steel castings
  • Cleaning and inspection
  • Casting defects

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071789752
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/06/2014
Pages: 816
Sales rank: 796,109
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Mahi Sahoo (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a research scientist at Casting Technology Scientiste en Recherche, techniques de moulage. He is the author of two metals titles with American Foundry Society.

Sam Sahu (Waukesha, WI) is manager of metallurgy and technical services at the Waukesha Foundry Co., Inc.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction
History of Casting; Foundry Industry
2: Patterns
Introduction to Patternmaking; Types of Patterns; Pattern Allowances; Function of Patterns; Core Boxes; Rapid Prototyping; Application of CAD to Pattern and Core Making
3: Casting Processes
Reusable Molds; Molds that are destroyed after making castings; Green Sand Process; Cores
4: Solidification of Metals
Freezing of Pure Materials; Freezing of Alloys; Other Properties Related to Solidification
5: Gating & Risering of Castings
Gating System; Design of Gating System; Risers
6: Casting Process Solidification
Casting Process Simulation
7: Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys
Physical Metallurgy; Melting & Melt Handling; Casting Characteristics; Heat Treatment; Mechanical and Physical Properties; Post Casting Operations
Ch. 8: Copper & Copper Alloys
Physical Metallurgy; Melting & Melt Handling; Heat Treatment; Mechanical & Physical Properties; Post Casting Ops
Ch. 9: Magnesium & Magnesium Alloys
Physical Metallurgy; Melting & Melt Handling; Heat Treatment; Mechanical and Physical Properties
Ch. 10: Zinc & Zinc Alloys
Physical Metallurgy; Melting & Melt Handling; Mechanical/ Physical Properties
Ch. 11: Cast Iron
Melting and Melt Handling; Change Materials; Pouring Practices; Solid State Transformation; Post Casting Foundry Operations; Mechanical and Physical Properties; Casting Design Considerations
Ch. 12: Steel Castings
Physical Metallurgy; Melting & Pouring of Steel; Heat Treatment; Post Casting Operations; Machining and Welding; Nondestructive Examinations; Troubleshooting
Ch. 13: Cleaning and Inspection
Cleaning Operations & Equipment; Inspection of Castings
Ch. 14: Casting Defects
Defect Analysis; Processing Cycle and Defect Formation; Root Cause Evaluation; Corrective Actions; Scrap Reporting; Typical Defect Analysis Charts

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