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ASM Handbook

Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials

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ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
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Volume
2
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-162-7
Publication date:
1990

ASM Handbook, Volume 2 is a comprehensive guide to nonferrous metals and alloys. It provides detailed information on compositions, properties, selection, and applications of major alloy groups, with particular emphasis on aluminum, titanium, copper, and magnesium. A section on special-purpose materials examines alloys with outstanding magnetic and electrical properties, heat-resistant alloys, wear-resistant materials, shape memory alloys, and metal-matrix composites. Additional sections present manufacture and applications of materials used for superconductors, data compilations that describe the characteristics and properties of pure metals, recycling and reclaiming, and a detailed review of the toxic effects of metals. The volume contains 62 articles written by 150 technical experts and includes 1,800 illustrations and 1,200 tables. For information on the print version of Volume 2, ISBN 978-0-87170-378-1, follow this link.

Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials
By: ASM Handbook Committee
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v02.9781627081627
ISBN (electronic): 978-1-62708-162-7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 1990

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