is heat treatment? This book describes heat treating technology in clear,
concise, and nontheoretical language. It is an excellent
and guide for design and manufacturing engineers, technicians, students, and
others who need to understand why heat
is specified and how different processes are used to obtain desired properties.
The new Second Edition has been extensively
and revised by Jon L. Dossett, who has more than forty years of experience in
heat treating operations and management. The
adds important information about new processes and process control techniques
that have been developed or refined in recent
Helpful appendices have been added on decarburization of steels, boost/diffuse
cycles for carburizing, and process verification.