New book: Quenching Theory and Technology, Second Edition

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Bozidar Liščić, University of Zagreb, Croatia;
Hans M. Tensi, Technical University Munchen, Germany;
Lauralice C.F. Canale, EESC_USP, Sao Carlos, SP, Brasil;
George E. Totten, Portland State University, Oregon, USA


  • Hardening of Steels, L. de C.F. Canale and G.E. Totten
  • Quenching of Aluminum Alloys, R.T. Shuey and M. Tiryakiogliu
  • Quenching of Titanium Alloys, L. Meekisho, X. Yao, and G.E. Totten
  • Mechanical Properties of Ferrous and Nonferrous Alloys after Quenching, H.-J. Spies
  • Thermo- and Fluid-Dynamic Principles of Heat Transfer during Cooling, F. Mayinger
  • Heat Transfer during Cooling of Heated Metals with Vaporizable Liquids, R. Jeschar, E. Specht, and C. Köhler
  • Wetting Kinematics, H.M. Tensi
  • Wetting Kinetics and Quench Severity of Selected Vegetable Oils for Heat Treatment, K.N. Prahhu
  • Residual Stresses after Quenching, V. Schulze, O. Vöhringer, and E. Macherauch
  • Effect of Workpiece Surface Properties on Cooling Behavior, F. Moreaux, G. Beck, and P. Archambault
  • Determination of Quenching Power of Various Fluids, H. M. Tensi and B. Liščić
  • Types of Cooling Media and Their Properties, W. Luty
  • Gas Quenching, G. Belinato. L. de C.F. Canale, and G.E. Totten
  • Techniques of Quenching, H. E. Boyer, P. Archambault, and F. Moreaux
  • Intensive Steel Quenching Methods, N.I. Kobasko
  • Prediction of Hardness Profile in Workpiece Based on Characteristic Cooling Parameters and Material Behavior during Cooling, H.M. Tensi and B. Liščić
  • Simulation of Quenching, C. Simsir and C. Hakan Cur
  • Appendices
  • Index

Key Features
The updated and expanded Second Edition contains new chapters on:

  • High Pressure Gas Quenching (HPGQ) in vacuum furnaces
  • Intensive Quenching (IQ), a new promising technology, resulting in compressive surface stresses, and minimized distortion
  • Modelling and simulation of coupled quenching phenomena: heat transfer, microstructure transformation, stress and strain development, and distortion of quenched work pieces
  • New quenching media, especially quench oils based on renewable basestocks (vegetable oils)
  • Quenching of aluminum alloys and titanium alloys, which are being used increasingly for lightweight constructions

About the Book

Quenching is one of the most fundamentally complex processes in heat treatment of metals. Because mechanical properties and distortion of engineering components depend on quenching, those in the field require a thorough understanding of related theory. Leading international experts have contributed the most authoritative, exhaustive, and recent findings on quenching to this second edition. Topics include thermo-and fluid dynamic principles of heat transfer during cooling, wetting kinematics, and residual stresses after cooling, as well as computer modeling and prediction of microstructure transformation, hardness distribution, and stress-strain and distortion. Ideal for specialists in heat treatment practice, this book is also useful for higher education and numerous specialized courses and seminars worldwide.

Catalog no. 9279, April 2010, 700 pp., 6 1/8 x 9 1/4, Hard CoverISBN: 978-0-8493-9279-5, $189.95 / £121.00
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