The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume. Use of these metals is now more widespread than ever, and they are routinely found in motor vehicles and aircraft. New material includes materials characteristics and applications; heat treatment properties; fabrication; microstructure/property relationships; new applications and processes.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm
Edition: 4th edition
"Like no other single volume, Light Alloys should satisfy students and professionals in learning the fundamentals of aluminum, magnesium, and titanium alloys from various perspectives."
- Light Metal Age, February-March 2006
Review of the previous edition:
"The text (of the 3rd Edition) is written in simple and clear style making it easily readable ... I recommend it to aspiring and practicing engineers and scientists alike."
- Materials Forum