Part one reviews the general principles involved in understanding and controlling microstructure evolution in metal forming. Techniques for modelling microstructure and optimising processes are explored, along with recrystallisation, grain growth, and severe plastic deformation. Microstructure evolution in the processing of steel is the focus of part two, which reviews the modelling of phase transformations in steel, unified constitutive equations and work hardening in microalloyed steels. Part three examines microstructure evolution in the processing of other metals, including ageing behaviour in the processing of aluminium and microstructure control in processing nickel, titanium and other special alloys.
With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Microstructure evolution in metal forming processes is an invaluable reference tool for metal processors and those using steels and other metals, as well as an essential guide for academics and students involved in fundamental metal research.
- Summarises the wealth of recent research on the mechanisms, modelling and control of microstructure evolution during metal forming processes- Comprehensively discusses microstructure evolution in the processing of steel and reviews the modelling of phase transformations in steel, unified constitutive equations and work hardening in microalloyed steels- Examines microstructure evolution in the processing of other materials, including ageing behaviour in the processing of aluminium
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Part I: General principles
Chapter 1: Understanding and controlling microstructural evolution in metal forming: an overview
Chapter 2: Techniques for modelling microstructure in metal forming processes
Chapter 3: Modelling techniques for optimizing metal forming processes
Chapter 4: Recrystallisation and grain growth in hot working of steels
Chapter 5: Severe plastic deformation for grain refinement and enhancement of properties
Part II: Microstructure evolution in the processing of steel
Chapter 6: Modelling phase transformations in steel
Chapter 7: Determining unified constitutive equations for modelling hot forming of steel
Chapter 8: Modelling phase transformations in hot stamping and cold die quenching of steels
Chapter 9: Modelling microstructure evolution and work hardening in conventional and ultrafine-grained microalloyed steels
Part III: Microstructure evolution in the processing of other metals
Chapter 10: Aging behavior and microstructure evolution in the processing of aluminum alloys
Chapter 11: Microstructure control in creepâ?"age forming of aluminium panels
Chapter 12: Microstructure control in processing nickel, titanium and other special alloys
Balint, DDaniel Balint is a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London, UK.
Pietrzyk, MMaciej Pietrzyk is Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science and Head of the Department of Applied Computational Science and Modelling at the AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland.