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Metallography and Microstructures

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George F. Vander Voort
George F. Vander Voort
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Introduction to Structures in Metals

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23 - 28
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November 01, 2004


This article provides information on the general structural features and origins of metals. The characteristic structural features of single-phase metals and alloys, such as grain structure and substructure, are discussed. The article also describes the major types of multiphase structures and macrostructure of metals and alloys.

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2004. "Introduction to Structures in Metals", Metallography and Microstructures, George F. Vander Voort

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