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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... alloys developed by Alcoa. aerospace applications aluminum aluminum alloys metal production Aluminum is a common structural metal in today’s industrial world. It is produced in quantities exceeded only by steel. Its light weight, corrosion resistance, and ability to produce high strength...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract Nonferrous metals are of commercial interest both as engineering materials and as alloying agents. This chapter addresses both roles, discussing the properties, processing characteristics, and applications of several categories of nonferrous metals, including light metals, corrosion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Abstract This chapter covers the early studies and various discoveries by metals researchers to study the internal structure of metals. The topics covered include light microscopy, phase diagrams, X-ray diffraction, principles of precipitation hardening, and dislocation theory...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmcs.9781627082914
EISBN: 978-1-62708-291-4
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... Abstract This chapter explains how to prepare metallographic samples for light microscopy and how to anticipate and avoid related problems. It describes standard practices and procedures for sectioning, mounting, grinding, and polishing and identifies common defects along with their causes and...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
..., Mich. , 1978 . 16. Hallimond A. F. : The Polarizing Microscope , 3d ed. , Vickers Instruments , New York , 1970 . 17. Perryman E. C. W. , and Lack J. M. : “ Examination of Metals by Polarized Light, ” Nature , vol. 167 , no. 4247 , 1951 , p. 479 . 10.1038/167479a0...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... and wear properties light metals nickel-base alloys stainless steels References 1. Hanson J. S. , The Relative Erosion Resistance of Several Materials , Erosion Prevention and Useful Applications, ASTM STP 664 , Adler W. F. , Ed., American Society for...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... their packing arrangement. Metals are dense because their atoms are heavy and tightly packed. Ceramics have lower densities because they contain the light atoms carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen; and polymers have even lower densities because their chains consist almost entirely of light atoms. Thermal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... The critical factor in the light microscopy of metals is the surface preparation of the specimen. This is the basic insight made by the father of metallography, Henry Clifton Sorby, who in 1863 was the first person to examine properly polished and chemically etched metal samples under the microscope...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... soluble hydroxides. Physically, they are very similar as well. They are all relatively soft, light metals with a silvery color. In the column at the far right-hand side of the periodic table, the noble gases neon (Ne), argon (Ar), and krypton (Kr) all have eight valence electrons in their outermost shells...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060073
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... tungsten use and are found throughout the home and industry. It is interesting to note that tungsten, which is a very brittle, high-strength material at room temperature, can be fabricated into the fine wires required for light bulbs. Vanadium is among the hardest of all relatively pure metals. It was...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... Machine Parts Fail, Part 6—Torsional Fractures , Mach. Des. , 1950 2.10. Voort G.F. Vander , Visual Examination and Light Microscopy , ASM Handbook , Vol 12 , Fractography , ASM International , 1987 , p 91 – 165 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0001834 2.11. Puttick K.E. , Ductile...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... occurs under relatively light loads and does not normally result in any significant material loss. When the ratio of shear strength of the contact interface relative to the shear strength of the bulk rises to a high enough level (from 0.5 to 1.0), it has been found that a wedge can develop on the front...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240583
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... initially designed to satisfy lighting industry requirements for creep-resistant molybdenum parts. Dispersions of reactive metal oxides also are used to improve the elevated-temperature strength and creep resistance. An example is the zirconia dispersion-strengthened alloy Z-6 (0.5% ZrO 2 ). The...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250153
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Merica P.D. , Waltenberg R.G. , Freeman J.R. , Constitution and Metallography of Aluminum and Its Light Alloys with Copper and with Magnesium , Nabu Public Domain Reprints , 1919 10.6028/nbsscipaper.011 Merica P.D. , and Waltenberg R.G. , Heat Treatment of Duralumin...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
... . Light Microscopy of Carbon Steels , ASM International , 1999 , p 173 – 174 , 10.31399/asm.tb.lmcs.t66560165 17. Haimbaugh R.L. , Decarburization and Defects , Practical Induction Heat Treating , ASM International , 2001 , p 151 – 164 18. Normalizing of Steel , Steel Heat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
.... , Vol 7 , 1971 10.1007/BF00184306 5.9. Brown W.F., Jr. and Srawley J.E. , Plane Strain Crack Toughness Testing of High Strength Metallic Materials, STP 410 , ASTM , 1966 5.10. Bowie O.L. , Analysis of an Infinite Plate Containing Radial Cracks Originating at the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.t59310001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
... produces a microscopically uneven surface that reflects the light slightly differently ( Fig. 18 ) than the unetched surface and, when done properly, reveals the underlying microstructure of the material. Thus, when the polished surface is etched properly, the grain boundaries become visible under the...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... electrodes: solid wire, cored wire, and strip. Electrodes are available for welding carbon steel, low-alloy steel, stainless steel, and nickel-based alloys. Wire diameters vary from 1.6 to 6.4 mm (1/16 to 1/4 in.). Carbon steel wire usually has a light copper coating, which protects the wire from corrosion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540169
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... Congress of Applied Mechanics (Delft, The Netherlands) , 1924 , p 55 – 63 4.3. Orowan E. , Fundamentals of Brittle Behavior in Metals , in Fatigue & Fracture of Metals: A Symposium , Murray W.M. , Ed., John Wiley & Sons , 1952 , p 139 – 167 4.4. Irwin G.R...