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Essential Readings in Light Metals, Cast Shop for Aluminum Production

ISBN: 9781118635711 | 111863571X
Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley-TMS
Pub. Date: 3/25/2013

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This collection of papers includes review papers that appeared in various years summarizing the state of the art, for example, Petersen, W.S., "The Role of Casting Technology in the Development of New and Improved Fabricated Products" (1988, pp. 329339), which will provide starting points when researching past work. Papers for this volume were selected on the basis of aiding industry practitioners, researchers, and equipment and technology providers, as well as on the basis of their impact on the industry practice and development of the science and technology of casting. Citation rates, awards received, and recognition by peers influenced the selection. Many of the selected papers describe major breakthroughs in the technology or understanding of the underlying phenomena and as such have a significant impact for the industry and would be remembered as important milestones. Review papers that consolidated thinking on key topics are also included. The selection is also arranged in such a way as to provide a complete overview of cast shop technology so that this volume might serve as a long-lasting reference. Overall about 12% of all papers that have been published on the topic in 19712011 are included. Besides the papers reproduced in this volume, each section contains a list of references from the Light Metals collections that could not be included due to the space restrictions but that are nevertheless important and can be recommended for further reading.

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