By R.W. Cahn, P. Haasen
This can be the fourth variation of a piece which first seemed in 1965. the 1st variation had nearly 1000 pages in one quantity. This most up-to-date quantity has nearly 3 thousand pages in three volumes that is a good degree of the speed at which the self-discipline of actual metallurgy has grown within the intervening 30 years.
Almost all of the subject matters formerly handled are nonetheless in proof during this model that is nearly 50% larger than the former variation. the entire chapters were both completely rewritten by way of new authors or completely revised and elevated, both by way of the third-edition authors on my own or together with new co-authors. 3 chapters on new issues were extra, facing dry corrosion, oxidation and security of steel surfaces; the dislocation thought of the mechanical habit of intermetallic compounds; and (most novel) a bankruptcy on polymer technology for metallurgists, which analyses the conceptual mismatch among metallurgists' and polymer scientists' approach of taking a look at fabrics. designated care has been taken all through all chapters to include the newest experimental examine effects and theoretical insights. numerous thousand citations to the examine and evaluation literature are incorporated during this version. there's a very targeted topic index, in addition to a accomplished writer index.
The unique model of this publication has lengthy been considered as the normal textual content in actual metallurgy and this completely rewritten and up to date model will continue this prestige.