- A concise point of reference for quality information on materials processing
- Bridges the divide between academia and professionals
- Exceptional content for a fraction of the price of Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
A compact anthology drawn from Elsevier's highly regarded Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, this volume explains how materials are transformed from their raw-materials state to useful products. Coverage includes articles on casting techniques, deformation processing, crystal growth, heat-treatment, machining and joining techniques, as well as the production and consolidation of powders.
This volume is of interest to both professionals working with materials in academia and also engineering professionals processing materials within industry