Physical Metallurgy Principles - SI Version 4th Edition
Reza Abbaschian | Robert E. Reed-Hill
ISBN-13: 9780495438519 | ISBN-10: 0495438510
© 2010 | Published |  750  Pages

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This comprehensive, student friendly text is intended for use in an introductory course in physical metallurgy and is designed for all engineering students at the junior or senior level. The approach is largely theoretical but all aspects of physical metallurgy and behavior of metals and alloys are covered. The treatment used in this textbook is in harmony with a more fundamental approach to engineering education. An extensive revision has been done to insure that the content remains the standard for metallurgy engineering courses worldwide.



  • Chapter 1: The Structure of Metals
    Chapter 2: Characterization Techniques
    Chapter 3: Crystal Binding
    Chapter 4: Introduction to Dislocations
    Chapter 5: Dislocations and Plastic Deformation
    Chapter 6: Elements of Grain Boundaries
    Chapter 7: Vacancies
    Chapter 8: Annealing
    Chapter 9: Solid Solutions
    Chapter 10: Phases
    Chapter 11: Binary Phase Diagrams
    Chapter 12: Diffusion in Substitutional Solid Solutions
    Chapter 13: Interstitial Diffusion
    Chapter 14: Solidification of Metals
    Chapter 15: Nucleation and Growth Kinetics
    Chapter 16: Precipitation Hardening
    Chapter 17: Deformation Twinning and Martensite Reactions
    Chapter 18: The Iron-Carbon Alloy System
    Chapter 19: The Hardening of Steel
    Chapter 20: Selected Nonferrous Alloy Systems
    Chapter 21: Failure of Metals

    • Easy to read format succesfully communicates the essence of the content presented.
    • Recent references have been incorporated to complement the remaining original references which provide historic context.
    • New figures were added to enhance understanding of the text
    • Sections on nano-structures have been included to demonstrate the applicability of the physical metallurgy principles to current nanotechnology trends
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    • Reza Abbaschian received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1971. Prior to joining UC Riverside in 2005 as Dean of Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, he was Chairman of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Florida. He has also held the positions of Chairman and Professor at the Pahlavi University in Shiraz, Iran, Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Illinois and Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Abbaschian has more than 230 scientific publications, four patents and eight books. He is a Fellow and the President of ASM International, the largest materials society in the world.

      D.E., Uale University