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PHYSICALMETALLURGY:PRINCIPLESANDPRACTICE,THIRDEDITION

ByRAGHAVAN,V.

Price:Rs.250
ISBN:9788120351707
Pages:260
Binding:PaperBack
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DESCRIPTION
This wellestablished book, now in its Third Edition, presents the principles and applications of
engineeringmetalsandalloysinahighlyreadableform.Thisneweditionretainsallthebasictopics
coveredin earlier editions such as phase diagrams, phase transformations, heat treatment of steels
andnonferrousalloys,shapememoryalloys,solidification,fatigue,fractureandcorrosion,aswellas
applicationsofengineeringalloys.AnewchapteronNanomaterialshasbeenadded(Chapter8).The
field of nanomaterials is interdisciplinary in nature, covering many disciplines including physical
metallurgy.
IntendedasatextforundergraduatecoursesinMetallurgicalandMaterialsEngineering,thebookis
alsosuitableforstudentspreparingforassociatemembershipexaminationoftheIndianInstituteof
Metals(AMIIM)andotherprofessionalexaminationslikeAMIE.

CONTENTS
Preface
PrefacetotheFirstEdition
PhysicalConstants
ConversionFactors
1.StructureofMetalsandAlloys
2.PhaseDiagrams
3.PhaseChanges
4.HeatTreatmentofSteels
5.MechanicalProperties
6.CorrosionanditsPrevention
7.EngineeringAlloys
8.Nanomaterials
Index
ABOUTTHEAUTHOR(s)
V. RAGHAVAN, Ph.D. (Sheffield), formerly Professor of Materials Science at the Indian Institute of
Technology Delhi, taught Metallurgy and Materials Science courses at Massachusetts Institute of

Technology,USA,andatIITKanpurandIITDelhiformanyyears.AFellowoftheAmericanSocietyof
MetalsandanhonorarymemberoftheIndianInstituteofMetals,ProfessorRaghavanistherecipient
oftheBruntonMedalofSheffieldUniversity,UK(1964),theG.D.BirlaGoldMedalofIndianInstituteof
Metals(1985),andtheHumeRotheryAwardoftheInstituteofMaterials,London(2001).

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