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Description - Titanium and Titanium Alloys by Christoph Leyens

An excellent reference for materials scientists and engineers needing to gain further knowledge of these engineering materials. After introductory chapters on the fundamental material properties of titanium, readers will find comprehensive descriptions of the development, processing and properties of modern titanium alloys. There then follows a detailed discussion of the applications of titanium and its alloys in aerospace, medicine, energy and automotive technology. The well-balanced mixture of authors from industry and academia makes this handbook especially useful as a hands-on reference in all fields of modern titanium research and technology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783527305346
ISBN-10: 3527305343
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 186mm x 30mm)
Pages: 532
Imprint: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Christoph Leyens

Dr.-Ing. Christopher Leyens (1967) earned his Ph.D. from the RWTH Aachen, Germany. Having 1.5 years of research experience in the USA he is currently group leader light-metal composites at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), His current research interest is focused on the development of titanium matrix composites an on coatings for titanium- and nickel-base materials. Dr.-Ing Manfred Peters (1950) graduated from Ruhr-University of Bochum with a Ph.D. on structure and properties of titanium alloys. After 2 years at Carnegie-Mellon University, USA, he joined DLR in 1982 where he presently is Deputy Director of the Institute of Materials Research. He has more than 30 years of research experience on light-metals and high temperature coatings.