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Titanium and Titanium Alloys: Fundamentals and Applications

Titanium and Titanium Alloys: Fundamentals and Applications

Christoph Leyens (Editor) , Manfred Peters (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-60520-0

Mar 2006

532 pages



This handbook is an excellent reference for materials scientists and engineers needing to gain more knowledge about these engineering materials. Following introductory chapters on the fundamental materials properties of titanium, readers will find comprehensive descriptions of the development, processing and properties of modern titanium alloys. There then follows detailed discussion of the applications of titanium and its alloys in aerospace, medicine, energy and automotive technology.
Titanium and Titanium alloys: structure, texture, properties
Gamma-TiAl alloys: alloy development and properties
Beta-Titanium alloys
Fatigue of titanium alloys
oxidation and oxidation protection of Ti alloys and TiAls
Processing of titanium
Reinforced titanium matrix composites
Titanium alloys for aerospace applications
Titanium alloys for medical applications
Titanium alloys for automotive applications
Titanium alloys for the off-shore industry