Encyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition.pdf

Encyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition.pdf



A great deal of progress has been made in the development of materials, their application to structures, and their adaptation to a variety of systems and integrated across a wide range of industrial applications. This encyclopedia serves the rapidly expanding demand for information on technological developments. In addition to providing information for manufacturers and assemblers of materials, components, systems. and structures, it is aimed for use by managers responsible for technology development, research projects, R&D programs, business development and strategic planning in the various industries that are considering using these technologies.

"... scrupulously researched, vetted, and organized. ... If one is seeking a convenient, easy-to-access, desktop initial reference on classical, traditional, new, or emerging materials, parts, processes, or finishes, this new edition by Mel Schwartz will suit the bill. Included topics (or entries) are presented in alphabetical order, 'A to Z' as the preface promises. It will surely serve well as a first-stop for guidance." -Robert W. Messler, Jr., Ph.D., FAWS, FASM, Emeritus Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA "... masterly. ... a must-have publication. ... an invaluable source of information. ... accurate, succinct, and relevant." -Philip Roberts, Delphi Brazing Consultants, Congleton, Cheshire, UK "...a compact but in-depth reference that will be useful to practitioners, researchers, and students in many engineering disciplines." -John B. Napp, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

Mel Schwartz has degrees in metallurgy and engineering management, and has studied law, metallurgical engineering, and education. Throughout his more than 51 years of professional experience, he served as a metallurgist in the U.S. Bureau of Mines; metallurgist and producibility engineer in the U.S. Chemical Corps; technical manufacturing manager, chief of R&D, research manufacturing engineering, and senior staff engineer at Martin-Marietta Corporation; program director, manager, director of manufacturing for R&D, and chief metals researcher at Rohr Corp; and staff engineer, specification specialist, chief of metals and metals processes, and manager of manufacturing technology at Sikorsky Aircraft. While retired, Mel has been a consultant for many industrial and commercial companies.

Preface A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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