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ISBN 9780136109501

Author/Module Code: BUDINSKI

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Price: $195.00 AUD inc GST


For undergraduate courses in Metallurgy and Materials Science

The father-son authoring duo of Kenneth G. Budinski and Michael K. Budinski brings nearly 70 years of combined industry experience to bear in this practical, reader-friendly introduction to engineering materials. This text covers theory and industry-standard selection practices, providing students with the working knowledge to make an informed selection of materials for engineering applications and to correctly specify materials on drawings and purchasing documents. Encompassing all significant material systems–metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites–this text incorporates the most up-to-date information on material usage and availability, addresses the increasingly global nature of the field, and reflects the suggestions of numerous adopters of previous editions.

Chapter 1 The Importance of Engineering Materials
Chapter 2 Forming Engineering g Materials from the Elements
Chapter 3 The Role of Chemical and Physical Properties in Engineering Materials
Chapter 4 The Role of Mechanical Properties in Engineering Materials
Chapter 5 The Role of Tribology in Engineering Materials
Chapter 6 The Role of Corrosion in Engineering Materials
Chapter 7 Principles of Polymeric Materials
Chapter 8 Polymer Families
Chapter 9 Plastic and Polymer Composite Fabrication Processes
Chapter 10 Selection of Plastic/polymeric Materials
Chapter 11 Ceramics, Cermets, Glass and Carbon Products
Chapter 12 Steel Products
Chapter 13 Heat Treatment of Steel
Chapter 14 Carbon and Alloy Steels
Chapter 15 Tool Steels
Chapter 16 Stainless Steels
Chapter 17 Cast Iron, Cast Steel and Powder Metallurgy Materials
Chapter 18 Copper and Its Alloys
Chapter 19 Aluminum and Its Alloys
Chapter 20 Nickel, Zinc, Titanium, Magnesium, and Special Use Metals
Chapter 21 Surface Engineering
Chapter 22 Nanomaterials
Chapter 23 Methodology of Material Selection

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