An Introduction to Surface Alloying of Metals [electronic resource] / by Santosh S. Hosmani, P. Kuppusami, Rajendra Kumar Goyal.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology: Publisher: New Delhi : Springer India : Imprint: Springer, 2014Description: XI, 133 p. 70 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9788132218890Subject(s): Mechanical engineering | Machinery | Structural control (Engineering) | Materials | Surfaces (Physics) | Materials Science | Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films | Metallic Materials | Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment | Mechanical Engineering | Manufacturing, Machines, ToolsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 620.44 LOC classification: TA418.7-418.76TA418.9.T45Online resources: Click here to access online
Basics of Surface Alloying -- Nitriding of Binary Iron-Based Alloys: An Overview -- Influence of Process Parameters in Plasma-nitriding, Gas-nitriding and Nitro-carburizing on Microstructure and Properties of 4330V Steel -- Recent Advances in Surface Alloying of Austenitic Stainless Steel by Plasma Nitriding -- Chromizing, Carburizing and Duplex Surface Treatment -- Characterization of Surface Treated Materials -- Conclusions and Future Scope.
An Introduction to Surface Alloying of Metals aims to serve as a primer to the basic aspects of surface alloying of metals. The book serves to elucidate fundamentals of surface modification and their engineering applications. The book starts with basics of surface alloying and goes on to cover key surface alloying methods, such as carburizing, nitriding, chromizing, duplex treatment, and the characterization of surface layers. The book will prove useful to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as also to researchers and practitioners looking for a quick introduction to surface alloying.