The articles in the present volume are arranged in alphabetical order and present the following features:
. Quality information about the principles of materials processing
. Physico-chemical and mechanical description of materials such as metals, alloys, ceramics and polymers
. Up-to-date information on the processing of a range of materials of engineering importance
. Bridges the divide between engineering academia and professionals
The book provides information about materials processing to engineering and materials science professionals, students, and beginners.
- A concise point of reference for quality information on materials processing
- Bridges the divide between academia and professionals
- Exceptional content for a fraction of the price of Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Sheet forming: blanking, piercing, pressing, deep drawing, spinning and flow turning, stretch forming, fluid and rubber forming, high-rate forming processes, welding, etc. Bulk forming: hot, warm and cold forging, rolling and extrusion, rotary forging, ring rolling, hydrostatic extrusion, conforming, net-shape manufacturing, etc. Powder forming: compaction, sintering, forging, extrusion, etc. Forming in the melt or near-melt condition: die casting, mushy-state forging, net-shape manufacturing, etc. Material-removal processes: cutting, grinding, ECM, EDM, etc. Non-traditional processes: shot peening and other impact-related processes, die-manufacturing processes, and laser processing, etc. Surface engineering: deposition, treatment and characterization technologies.