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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005834
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... is considered by many as the father of induction heating, constructed the first high-frequency induction furnace in 1916 at Princeton's Palmer Laboratory. He was among the first to exploit the fact that high-frequency ac could be used to heat thin metal. Using a spark-gap converter that was conceived by others...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
.... As other materials, such as copper and iron, became available, the skill became almost mystical, with knowledge passed down from father to son, until the middle to late 19th century. By then the blacksmith had replaced the alchemist. At this point, the blacksmith had become the local expert in materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... with the very name of gray iron as an indication of the surface color when a specimen of graphitized iron is fractured. Further advances in the characterization followed from the work of Henry Clifton Sorby ( Ref 1 ) as the father of metallography. Sorby developed the method of polishing and etching metallic...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and the “father of the metal casting industry,” is born. The founder of the Vatican, his De La Pirotechnia is the first written account of proper metal casting practice. 1500s—Sand is introduced as a molding material in France. 1600s 1612—Mined from under the sea, seacoal is mentioned for the first...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... is 2D!” was a typical response. In addition to its descriptive appeal, Sachs’ affinity for the name stemmed from the fact that his father was a publisher and had taken him to tour commercial printing presses. The name caught on. By the early 2000s, media outlets around the world were using 3D printing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006320
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... years the printing of De re metallica by Georgius Agricola. Biringuccio, who is considered the father of the foundry industry, recommended using the dregs of beer vats and human urine as binders for molding sand, both of which were in use well into the 20th century. Development by Biringuccio...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... of eighty years on the ocean floor at 6,000 psi pressures. Subsequently, the son of a 1911 shipyard worker remembered a rivet hole plug which his father had saved as a memento of his work on the Titanic. Analysis of the plug revealed the same level of sulfur exibited by the plate from the ocean floor...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003788
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003720
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
....” The Origins of Metallography The critical factor in the light microscopy of metals is the surface preparation of the specimen. This is the basic insight discovered by the father of metallography, Henry Clifton Sorby ( Fig. 1 ), who was the first person to examine correctly polished and chemically etched...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006767
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... introduces the stress analysis of bodies containing cracklike imperfections and the topic of fracture mechanics. The fracture mechanics approach is based on the analysis of the crack tip stress and strain field. The initial approach proposed by George Irwin, the father of fracture mechanics, used the stress...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003530
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... mechanics. The fracture-mechanics approach is based on the analysis of the crack tip stress and strain field. The initial approach proposed by George Irwin, the father of fracture mechanics, used the stress-intensity factor, K , to describe the magnitude of a field with a unique stress distribution...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.9781627082907
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7