7. Nickel and Nickel Alloys

  1. James K. Wessel Editor in chief
  1. D. C. Agarwal

Published Online: 8 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471465186.ch7

Handbook of Advanced Materials: Enabling New Designs

Handbook of Advanced Materials: Enabling New Designs

How to Cite

Agarwal, D. C. (2004) Nickel and Nickel Alloys, in Handbook of Advanced Materials: Enabling New Designs (ed J. K. Wessel), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471465186.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Wessel & Associates, 127 Westview Lane, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830, USA

Author Information

  1. Krupp-VDM Technologies Corp., 11210 Steeplecrest Drive, Suite 120, Houston, Texas 77065-4439, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471454755

Online ISBN: 9780471465188

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Keywords:

  • nickel;
  • nickel alloys;
  • corrosion;
  • Ni–Cu alloys;
  • Ni–Fe alloys;
  • Ni–Si alloys;
  • Ni–Mo alloys;
  • Ni–Cr–Fe alloys;
  • Ni–Cr–Fe–Mo–Cu alloys;
  • super-austenitic alloys;
  • fabrication;
  • weldability;
  • specifications;
  • properties

Summary

This chapter presents the major nickel alloy systems, their major characteristics, the effects of alloying elements and the strengths, weaknesses and application of these alloying systems in industry. The chapter concludes with fabrication techniques and their impact on performance.