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Title Magnesium and magnesium alloys / edited by M. Avedesian and Hugh Baker
Published Materials Park, OH : ASM International, 1999


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Description ix, 314 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Series ASM specialty handbook
ASM specialty handbook.
Contents Metallurgy and Alloys. Introduction: History, Production, Applications, and Markets. Properties of Unalloyed Magnesium. Grades and Alloys. Metallographic and Fractographic Techniques and Microstructures. Phase Diagrams. Selection and Application of Alloys and Product Forms -- Fabrication, Finishing, and Inspection. Gravity and Low-Pressure Casting. Die Casting. Heat Treating. Bulk Working. Thixotropic Molding: Semi-Solid Injection Molding of Magnesium Alloys. Forming. Welding. Brazing, Soldering, and Adhesive Bonding. Mechanical Fastening. Machining. Cleaning and Finishing -- Engineering Properties and Performance. General Mechanical Behavior. Fatigue and Fracture Resistance. Elevated-Temperature Properties. Corrosion Behavior. Stress-Corrosion Cracking -- Product Design and Alloy Datasheets. Design Considerations. General Engineering Properties of Casting Alloys. Fatigue Properties of Casting Alloys. General Engineering Properties of Wrought Alloys
Fatigue Properties of Wrought Alloys. Flow Stress and Bulk Workability. Magnesium Specifications and Alloy Compositions
Summary "This ASM Handbook is the most comprehensive collection of engineering information on this important structural material published in the last sixty years. Prepared with the cooperation of the International Magnesium Association, it presents the current industrial practices and provides information and data about the properties and performance of magnesium alloys. Materials science and engineering are covered, including processing, properties, and commercial uses." --
Notes "Prepared under the direction of the ASM International Handbook Committee."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Magnesium alloys -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Magnesium alloys.
Magnesium -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Avedesian, M. M.
Baker, Hugh.
ASM International. Handbook Committee.
LC no. 99020208
ISBN 0871706571