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ASM Handbook, Volume 2A: Aluminum Science and Technology

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ASM Handbook, Volume 2A is a practical guide to aluminum and its engineering applications, covering alloy classifications, physical metallurgy, and processing methods.


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Online access to dozens of ASM Technical Book titles providing practical guidance on materials selection, processing, performance, and evaluation.

George E. Totten, FASM

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George E. Totten, Ph.D., FASM, is an internationally recognized expert on quenching and lubrication technology. He has written and edited numerous ASM publications; most recently, he served as Volume Editor for ASM Handbook, Volume 18: Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology.

ASM Reference Publications Catalog

ASM Reference Publications Catalog

More than 200 books and data products on topics related to materials properties, performance, processing, and evaluation.

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