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Materials - Special types of Materials | Titanium


Lütjering, Gerd, Williams, James C.

2003, X, 379 p.


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  • Provides up-to-date information regarding all aspects of Titanium
  • Gives information on how to apply this expensive material with its fascinating properties cost-effectively

This comprehensive summary of the current state of the art of titanium addresses, in varying levels of detail, all aspects of titanium, including: basic characteristics and physical metallurgy, the extractive metallurgy, the various production processes, the correlations between processing, microstructure and properties, and all aspects of applications including economic ones. The book covers commercial pure (CP) titanium, alpha + beta and beta alloys, as well as titanium based intermetallics and titanium matrix composites. Richly illustrated with more than 300 figures, this compendium takes a conceptual approach to the physical metallurgy and applications of titanium, making it suitable as a reference and tutorial for materials scientists and engineers.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Alpha Alloys - Beta Alloys - Titanium Based Intermetallics - Titanium Matrix Composites - metal

Related subjects » Special types of Materials

Table of contents 

1 Introduction.- 2 Fundamental Aspects.- 3 Technological Aspects.- 4 Commercially Pure (CP) Titanium and Alpha Alloys.- 5. Alpha + Beta Alloys.- 6 High Temperature Alloys.- 7 Beta Alloys.- 8 Titanium Based Intermetallics.- 9 Titanium Matrix Composites.- 10 Special Properties and Applications of Titanium.- References.

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