12. Section 12: Materials

  1. Clifford Matthews

Published Online: 19 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch12

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Matthews, C. (2012) Section 12: Materials, in Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119976226

Online ISBN: 9781119967958

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Keywords:

  • materials, and crystals, order and disorder;
  • material properties, in mechanical engineering;
  • carbon content of plain steels;
  • low-alloy steels, small amounts of Ni, Cr, Mn, Mo;
  • alloy steels, larger percentage of alloying elements;
  • stainless steels and their alloys;
  • engineering plastics, in engineering components;
  • material traceability, key aspect in equipment manufacture;
  • corrosion, three basic types

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Observing crystals: order and disorder

  • Carbon steels

  • Low-alloy steels

  • Alloy steels

  • Cast iron (CI)

  • Stainless steels

  • Non-ferrous alloys

  • Nickel alloys

  • Zinc alloys

  • Copper alloys

  • Aluminium alloys

  • Titanium alloys

  • Engineering plastics

  • Material traceability and documentation

  • Corrosion