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Materials Processing Books

Materials Processing During Casting

Casting is one of the most important processes in materials technology. In this unique book, each step in the casting and solidification process is described and models are set up, which in many cases can be approximated by simplified analytical expressions. All casting methods are featured, including component casting, ingot casting and continuous casting.

Materials for Engineers and Technicians

This renowned text has provided many thousands of students with an easily accessible introduction to the wide ranging subject area of materials engineering and manufacturing processes for over thirty years. Avoiding the excessive technical jargon and mathematical complexity so often found in textbooks for this subject, and retaining the practical down-to-earth approach for which this book is noted, Materials for Engineers and Technicians is now thoroughly updated and fully in line with current syllabus requirements.

Light Alloys, 4th Edition - From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals

The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume.

Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science

“Materials Science in Manufacturing” focuses on materials science and materials processing primarily for engineering and technology students preparing for careers in manufacturing. The text also serves as a useful reference on materials science for the practitioner engaged in manufacturing as well as the beginning graduate student.

Strain Rate Testing

This full colour 104 page handbook will provide guidelines to generate tensile strain rate test data for ferrous and non-ferrous sheet metals for use in finite element based automotive crash simulation tools. Specifically, measurement of the strength hardening in a sheet material resulting from strain rate testing using a high speed servo hydraulic test machine. Additionally, to provide guidelines to process raw test data, fit material model and format this data for application in crash simulation tools.

Educational Guides to Powder Characterization from Freeman Technology

A series of educational guides are available from Freeman Technology on powder characterisation for industrial applications. They provide a valuable foundation for those with little prior knowledge of powders, as well as being a useful resource for anyone looking to expand their understanding of the factors relevant to product development and processing performance.

Practical Guide to Blow Moulding

This book presents the basics of blow moulding as well as the latest state-of-the-art and science of the industry. A key feature is the approach of discussing the ‘basics’ and then taking the reader through the entire process from design development through to final production.

Surface Modification By Solid State Processing

In industrial conditions, surface conditions are highly challenging and surface modification can reduce maintenance and manufacturing costs resulting in improved component performance, reliability and lifetime.

Food Packaging and Food Alterations: The User-oriented Approach

The so-called HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) acronym is well known in the food industry in relation to the management of microbiological, chemical and physical risks. With relation to HACCP risks, packaging materials should be studied and recognised as one of key factors affecting food safety.

Electrospun Nanofibres and Their Appications

This full colour Update covers all aspects of electrospinning as used to produce Nanofibres. It contains an array of colour diagrams, mathematical models, equations and detailed references. It will be invaluable to anyone who is interested in using this technique and also to those interested in finding out more about the subject. Electrospinning is the cheapest and the most straightforward way to produce nanomaterials. Electrospun Nanofibres are very important for the scientific and economic revival of developing countries.

Handbook Of Solid-State Lasers

Solid-state lasers that offer a number of desirable qualities including high robustness, reliability, efficiency and wavelength diversity, are highly indispensable for a number of applications. The Handbook Of Solid-State Lasers focuses on the key processes, materials, and applications of solid-state lasers in a broad variety of fields.

Budgeting, Costing and Estimating for the Injection Moulding Industry

This book discusses and defines the different methods of budgeting, costing and estimating that are normally used within the injection moulding industry. In order to establish the costing system, the operating costs first have to be identified and quantified by means of a budget. Based on the budget, a costing system can then be developed that can be applied to determine the manufacturing cost of each product a company manufactures.

Engineering Materials 2

Engineering Materials 2 is a best-selling stand-alone text in its own right for more advanced students of materials science and mechanical engineering, and is the follow-up to its renowned companion text, Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications & Design.

The Mould Design Guide

This book provides design engineers, toolmakers, moulding technicians and production engineers with an in depth guide to the design and manufacture of mould tools that work successfully in production. It highlights the necessity to design a mould tool that allows overall production to make an acceptable profit, and whilst it is recognised that not all design engineers will be able to influence the profitability factor it is an important aspect to consider.

Design of Extrusion Forming Tools

The design of extrusion forming tools (dies and calibrators) is a difficult task usually performed by the employment of experimental trial-and-error procedures, which can hinder the performance and cost of the tools, may increase the time to market of new extruded products and limit their complexity.

Shot Peening: Techniques and Applications

hot Peening: Techniques and Applications covers aspects such as the techniques, equipment and origins of shot peening, problems faced during shot peening and the applications of shot peening.

Controller Design For Industrial Robots And Machine Tools

The manufacturing industry has begun to largely depend on advanced manufacturing systems. It is accepted that in case there is a curved surface for a target workpiece it is tough to complete automation of the polishing process. The book presents the successful application of industrial robots to such surfaces.

Complete Casting Handbook

Complete Casting Handbook is the result of a long-awaited update, consolidation and expansion of expert John Campbell’s market-leading casting books into one essential resource for metallurgists and foundry professionals who design, specify or manufacture metal castings.

Materials - Engineering, Science, Processing and Design

The ultimate materials engineering text and resource: world class authors; design led-approach, broader scope than other texts; to a level of detail that is appropriate for undergraduate courses; innovative visually lead presentation without any loss of academic rigor or detail; fully linked with the leading materials software package, as used in over 500 engineering departments.

Ceramic Materials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

This book is primarily an introduction to the vast family of ceramic materials. It covers raw materials, powders synthesis, shaping, sintering, properties, applications, and discusses both structural and functional ceramics, including bioceramics.

Mixing in Single Screw Extruders

Mixing in Single Screw Extruders is a must-have practical guide to the subject of single-screw extrusion. Avoiding mathematical theory, except when absolutely necessary, this authoritative handbook empowers the reader to achieving good results with their plastic mixing. Mixing in Single Screw Extrusion will be a valuable resource to all involved in the art of plastic extrusion.

Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication

This comprehensive volume on the preparation of single-phase inorganic materials covers the most important methods and techniques in solid-state synthesis and materials fabrication, including recent advances in the field. It incorporates both the fundamental background as well as information on advanced methodologies

Practical Guide to Rotational Moulding

This book – A Practical Guide to Rotational Moulding – describes the basic aspects of rotational moulding and includes information on the latest state of the art developments in the industry.

Laser Processing of Engineering Materials - Principles, Procedure and Industrial Application

The complete guide to understanding and using lasers in material processing! Lasers are now an integral part of modern society, providing extraordinary opportunities for innovation in an ever-widening range of material processing and manufacturing applications. The study of laser material processing is a core element of many materials and manufacturing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Laser Heating Applications

Laser Heating Applications provides deep insight into those areas of thermodynamics which prove conductive to equilibrium and non-equilibrium laser heating theories, in addition to yielding results that serve as data for further theories.

Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Stadium –A Superior Welded Structure

The iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium is instantly recognisable worldwide as the architectural and structural engineering showpiece from the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Machining And Machine-Tools: Research And Development

This book is the third in the Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering Series, and provides excellent quality articles such as review articles, case studies and full research articles with an added emphasis on research and development in machine-tools and machining.

Engineering Materials 1

Widely adopted around the world, Engineering Materials 1 is a core materials science and engineering text for third- and fourth-year undergraduate students; it provides a broad introduction to the mechanical and environmental properties of materials used in a wide range of engineering applications.

Wire Technology

This all-new, classical text is the first to explain the complex theory and sophisticated engineering concepts with relation to wire drawing in an accessible and universal way for practicing engineers.