Light Microscopy of Carbon Steels

Light Microscopy of Carbon Steels

By: L.E. Samuels (author), ASM International (author)Hardback

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Containing over 1,200 representative micrographs and the information and explanatory text that makes them really useful, including composition, condition, etchant, magnification, and more than 100 graphs and tables, this 'how to' book not only gives everyday working examples, but also discusses the relationship between the constitution, metallurgy, and microstructure of various carbon steel products. Contents: Nomenclature of Phases and Constituents; Phase Transformations; Low-Carbon Irons and Steels; Annealing and Normalizing; Spheroidization and Graphitization; Austenitization; Transformation of Austenite; Tempering of Martensite; Welding; Surface Oxidation, Decarburation and Oxidation Scaling; Glossary of Terms; EtchingMethods; ConversionTables; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780871706553
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 500
  • ID: 9780871706553
  • ISBN10: 0871706555

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