Introduction to Metal Matrix Composites, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 443154237X
  • ISBN-13: 9784431542377
  • DDC: 620.16
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 203 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book is the first of its kind to deal with fabrication processes of metal matrix composites (MMCs) theoretically, experimentally, systematically, and instructively. The theoretical bases of fabrication processes and recycling processes of MMCs are established in this volume. Most other books in the field are concerned with the mechanics of properties, which is not easy for readers to grasp, and they introduce fabrication processes only as techniques without theoretical discussion. Because this book provides a clear image of the fabrication processes of MMCs without using complicated mathematics, readers can use production theory to create new composites. Also, fundamental concepts of recycling of MMCs are given in this book for the first time so as to meet the demands for solving environmental problems. This work originally was published in Japanese and has attained a high reputation among Japanese professors and researchers in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Fabrication Processes for Composites.
3: Fabrication by Squeeze Casting.
4: Theory of Pressure Infiltration.
5: Centrifugal Casting of Metal Matrix Composites.
6: Properties of Composites.
7: Superplasticity of Composites.
8: Materials for the Fabrication of Composites.
9: Recycling of Composites.