Foreword Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Second Edition 1. INTRODUCTION 2. NATURE OF METALS AND ALLOYS 3. IRON-CEMENTITE PHASE DIAGRAM 4. PRINCIPLES OF HEAT TREATMENT OF STEELS 5. HEAT TREATMENT PROCESSES 6. HARDENABILITY 7. QUENCHANTS 8. CHEMICAL HEAT TREATMENT OF STEELS 9. SURFACE HARDENING 10. THERMOMECHANICAL TREATMENT 11. HEAT TREATMENT FURNACES AND ATMOSPHERES 12. TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL 13. POSSIBLE DEFECTS, CAUSES AND REMEDIES IN HEAT TREATMENT 14. HEAT TREATMENT OF COMMERCIAL STEELS 15. CAST IRONS AND THEIR HEAT TREATMENT 16. HEAT TREATMENT OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND ALLOYS 17. INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL IN HEAT TREATMENT 18. MATERIALS TESTING 19. ENERGY ECONOMY IN HEAT TREATMENT pendices Bibliography Index
Ashok Sharma, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan.|T. V. Rajan, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan.|C. P. SHARMA is Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur. His areas of interest are Engineering Materials, Heat Treatment and Alloy Development.Dr. Sharma has more than three decades of industrial and teaching experience. He has published many papers in various national and international journals. He has been Founder Director of Asian Institute of Technology, Tonk, Rajasthan.