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ASM Handbook Collections have been specially chosen to provide the most relevant and thorough coverage of specific subject areas. Explore the 5-Volume ASM Handbook Collections and find the one that best suits your needs or learn how to gain access to all of ASM Handbooks Online.

ASM Handbooks Online

ASM Handbooks Online™ is the industry's best known and most comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. Packed with over 35,000 pages of articles, illustrations, tables, graphs specifications and practical examples, today's engineer can access peer-reviewed, trusted information in every area of materials specialization. This Collection gives users digital access to all 38 Volumes of ASM Handbooks Online™.




Properties and Selection of Metals and Alloys Collection

This 5-volume collection delivers comprehensive information on the metallurgy, properties, selection, application, and performance of ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys. It includes the recent releases, Volumes 2A and 2B, which provide a major update and expansion of coverage of aluminum alloys to the ASM Handbook series.



Volume 1: Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys

Volume 1A: Cast Iron Science and Technology

Volume 2: Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials

Volume 2A: Aluminum Science and Technology

Volume 2B: Properties and Selection of Aluminum Alloys


Heat Treating Collection

This 5-volume collection thoroughly covers a full spectrum of heat treating processes, describing heat treating fundamentals, methods, practices, problems, and prevention techniques as they apply to irons, steels, and nonferrous alloys. All five volumes in this comprehensive heat treating series are among the most recent releases in the ASM Handbook series.



Volume 4A: Steel Heat Treating Fundamentals and Processes

Volume 4B: Steel Heat Treating Technologies

Volume 4C: Induction Heating and Heat Treatment

Volume 4D: Heat Treating of Irons and Steels

Volume 4E: Heat Treating of Nonferrous Alloys


Materials Testing, Characterization, and Analysis Collection

This 5-volume collection fully covers mechanical testing, metallographic techniques, and materials characterization tools for ferrous and nonferrous metals, composites, ceramics, polymers, and coatings. It describes the principles, practices, and analytical techniques of failure analysis and fractography and Volume 12 includes an atlas of over 1,300 fractographs.



Volume 8: Mechanical Testing and Evaluation

Volume 9: Metallography and Microstructures

Volume 10: Materials Characterization

Volume 11: Failure Analysis and Prevention

Volume 12: Fractography


Metalworking Collection

This 5-volume collection provides comprehensive coverage of metalworking practices and processes used in welding, brazing, soldering, forming, and casting. It includes extensive technical information on the science, technologies, materials, and equipment used in these processes. Process modeling, quality assurance, and evaluation are also addressed.



Volume 6: Welding, Brazing, and Soldering

Volume 6A: Welding Fundamentals and Processes

Volume 14A: Metalworking: Bulk Forming

Volume 14B: Metalworking: Sheet Forming

Volume 15: Casting


Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention Collection

This 5-volume collection delivers comprehensive reference content on corrosion causes, effects, and prevention methods for metals and nonmetals. It provides detailed information on selection and performance of materials in different corrosion environments and technologies and coatings used for corrosion control and protection.



Volume 5A: Thermal Spray Technology

Volume 5B: Protective Organic Coatings

Volume 13A: Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection

Volume 13B: Corrosion: Materials

Volume 13C: Corrosion: Environments and Industries


Surface Treatment, Protection, and Evaluation Collection

This 5-volume collection covers a wide spectrum of topics associated with surface engineering, characterization, machining, nondestructive evaluation, friction, and wear. Coatings, lubricants, plating, and other surface treatments and modifications are addressed. The tools and techniques used in materials characterization and nondestructive evaluation are described in detail and case studies and examples are included.



Volume 5: Surface Engineering

Volume 10: Materials Characterization

Volume 16: Machining

Volume 17: Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials

Volume 18: Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology


Manufacturing Quality Control and Failure Analysis Collection

This 5-volume collection brings together a wealth of reference content covering the concepts, tools, and techniques of evaluation, failure analysis, and prevention. Detailed information is presented so users can gain an understanding of fracture mechanics, friction, wear, life assessment, and life extension of ferrous, nonferrous, and nonmetallic materials in manufacturing operations.



Volume 11: Failure Analysis and Prevention

Volume 12: Fractography

Volume 17: Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials

Volume 18: Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology

Volume 19: Fatigue and Fracture


Materials Engineering Design Collection

This 5-volume collection provides extensive coverage of the selection, design, modeling, and process simulation of ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys. These volumes are essential reference guides to properties and selection of materials and explain how to leverage composition, processing, and structure in product design. The concepts and application of computational modeling and simulation are described, covering a wide range of accepted practices and processes.



Volume 1: Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys

Volume 2: Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials

Volume 20: Materials Selection and Design

Volume 22A: Fundamentals of Modeling for Metals Processing

Volume 22B: Metals Process Simulation


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