Castings Practice: The Ten Rules of Castings / Edition 1

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Overview

Each chapter of Professor Cambell's new book Castings Practice will take a look at one of his 10 rules. It is to be expected that the Rules wil one day be taken as an outline or blueprint for an international specification on the methods for making reliable castings.

John Cambell has over two decades of experience in the casting industry and is the author of over 40 technical papers and patents. He has become well-known in the foundry industry as the originator of the Cosworth casting process, which is becoming accepted throughout the world as a new production process for the casting of cylinder heads and blocks. He is now Federal Mogul Professor of Casting Technology at the University of Birmingham.

• Must-follow rules of castings, from one of the world's leading experts
• Companion volume to the renowned book 'Castings'
• Accessible and direct, provides essential information for students of metallurgy and foundry professionals alike

Audience: Students of Metallurgy and Materials Science; Metallurgists; Materials engineers; Foundry engineers; Designers of cast metal products.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Castings Practice is a book that everyone associated with Foundry Technology should possess, but particularly those involved in the actual design and manufacture of castings such as Method Engineers, Production Engineers and Foundry Management." - Tom Sutton, CEng Hon FICME, MIMechE ICME Technical Board

"Throughout, this book is packed with useful information... as a manual to guide the purchasers or specifiers of castings this book has started a trend that is long overdue." Dr R Fenn FIMMM, Materials World, April 2005

"Castings Practice gives a valuable methodology of designing castings and molds...the book, without doubt, will serve as a valuable knowledge source for many years to come." - Journal of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, D. Eskin, Netherlands Institute for Metals

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750647915
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.46 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Meet the Author

John Campbell OBE is a leading international figure in the castings industry, with over four decades of experience. He is the originator of the Cosworth Casting Process, the pre-eminent production process for automobile cylinder heads and blocks. He is also co-inventor of both the Baxi Casting Process (now owned by Alcoa) developed in the UK, and the newly emerging Alotech Casting Process in the USA. He is Professor Emeritus of Casting Technology at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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Table of Contents

The liquid metal defects; Random defects due to liquid surface damage; Geometric defects due to liquid arrest; Bubble damage: Core outgassing damage: Shrinkage damage; Convection damage; Segregation damage; Residual stresss; Location points.

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  • Posted August 31, 2009

    Practical Text

    This book is required for anyone who cast metals. It is not a standard text for students but definitively needed to clear-up the mis-information you learned in school.

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