Handbook of Aluminum: Vol. 1: Physical Metallurgy and Processes / eds. George E. Totten, D. Scott MacKenzie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the first of two volumes on aluminum metallurgy. This volume addresses the physical metallurgy of aluminum and its alloys and the processing of those alloys.  1310 pages.

BRIEF CONTENTS

Part One – ALUMINUM PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

  • Introduction to Aluminum
  • Properties of Pure Aluminum
  • Physical Metallurgy and the Effect of Alloying Additions in Aluminum Alloys
  • Recrystallization and Grain Growth
  • Hardening, Annealing, and Aging
  • Residual Stress and Distortion

Part Two – PROCESSING OF ALUMINUM

  • Rolling of Aluminum
  • Extrusion
  • Aluminum Welding
  • Casting Design
  • Modeling of the Filling, Solidification, and Cooling of Shaped Aluminum Castings
  • Castings
  • Molten Metal Processing
  • Shaping by Pulling from the Melt
  • Low-g Crystallization for High-Tech Castings
  • Designing for Aluminum Forging
  • Forging
  • Sheet Forming of Aluminum Alloys
  • Heat Treating Processes and Equipment
  • Quenching
  • Machining
  • Superplastic Forming
  • Aluminum Chemical Milling
  • Powder Metallurgy