Engineering Materials


ISBN: 9781847976796
PUBLISHED: 27/06/2014
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Hardback ppc
SIZE: 260×215 mm
INSIDE: 144 colour photographs; 82 diagrams
A comprehensive guide to engineering materials used in the workshop, for processes such as milling, welding, and lathe and bench-work. Designed for the general enthusiast or amateur engineer, Engineering Materials provides in-depth information on the functions and limitations of commonly used metals, and valuable advice on material selection.
Henry Tindell
With detailed diagrams and photographs throughout, the book covers:
A history of engineering materials, and the forming and behaviour of a range of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
Authoritative advice on material selection for practical heat treatments, joining and other processes in the workshop
The practical application of materials in engineering and case studies on steam locomotive boilers, model aero engines and classic two-stroke motorcycle engines
A review of the micro-structures and performance of familiar metals in critical applications, including fast fracture and fatigue, illustrated by a re-evaluation of some well-known dramatic engineering failures

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