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Magnetic Materials: Fundamentals, Products, Properties, Applications

Magnetic Materials: Fundamentals, Products, Properties, Applications

Rainer Hilzinger , Werner Rodewald

ISBN: 978-3-895-78352-4

Jan 2013

608 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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At a practical level, this compendium reviews the basics of soft and hard magnetic materials, discusses the advantages of the different processing routes for the exploitation of the magnetic properties and hence assists in proper, fail-safe and economic application of magnetic materials. Essential guidelines and formulas for the calculation of the magnetic and electrical properties, temperature and long-term stability of permanent magnets, of inductive components and magnetic shielding are compiled. Selected fields of application and case studies illustrate the large diversity of technical applications. Application engineers will appreciate the comprehensive compilation of the properties and detailed characteristic curves of modern soft and hard magnetic materials. Materials scientists will enjoy the presentation of the different processing routes and their impact on the magnetic properties and students will profit from the survey from the basics of magnetism down to the applications in inductive components, magnetic shielding and magnet assemblies.
Introduction: Ferromagnetism, Magnetic Domain Structure, Magnetization Processes, Basic Material Properties of Soft and Hard Magnetic Materials, Relations between Magnetic and Electrical Quantities, Terms and Definitions, Magnetic Measurements

VAC Magnetic Materials: Crystalline Soft Magnetic Materials and Ductile Permanent Magnets, Rapidly Solidified Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Materials, Properties and Characteristic Curves of Soft Magnetic Materials and Ductile Permanent Magnets, Production of Rare Earth-Transition Metal Magnets, Typical Magnet Properties, Demagnetization Curves, Temperature Stability, Corrosion Behaviour and Coating, Mechanical Properties of Sintered RE-TM Magnets

Applications: Magnetic Shielding, Current Sensors, Residual Current Devices, Current Transformers for Electronic Electricity Meters, Motor Applications, Wind Power Generators, Wigglers and Undulators, Power Transformers, Common Mode Chokes

“It will be a very handy reference book when solving magnetic circuit design problems.  Materials scientists will also appreciate the detailed information on the effects of processing techniques on magnetic properties.”  (IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, 1 September 2013)